Dried Red Plum
Our premium quality Dried Red Plums are dried at the ripest stage to retain impeccable, sweet flavor and optimal moisture density.
Ready to use. No preparation necessary. To rehydrate, pour boiling water over fruit and let sit, covered, for 5 to 10 minutes. Drain well before using.
Storage & handling
Store in cool, dry place.
Plums, sulfur dioxide. Contains sulfites.
In addition to their desirably sweet, deep flavor and sticky, chewy texture, Dried Red Plums are amongst the healthiest dried fruits. As a reliable source of fiber, phenols and vitamin K, these dried plums are excellent for digestion and bone density. They are versatile in both sweet and savory recipes, adding great depth when mixed with herbs and spices and remarkably desirable as-is.
Plums have been prominent in Chinese culture and mythology for thousands of years as a sign of good fortune. Even Confucius referred to them in his poems, comparing them to beautiful loved ones There are many different cultivars of the plum - with a taste ranging from sweet to tart.
This plum upside-down cake is a delicious way to showcase the color and flavor of our juicy, sweet-tart Red Plums. Rehydrating beforehand restores their plump shape and juicy texture, and they continue to plump up in the butter-brown sugar mixture while baking.