Grandmother’s Plum Pie

This recipe for Grandmother’s Plum Pie embodies the essence of a classic dessert. It features a buttery crust, sweet and juicy plums, and a hint of spice. Serve it warm with a scoop of ice cream or cool it to room temperature and enjoy with a dollop of whipped cream. Either way, you’re sure to savor every bite.


  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 4 cups pitted and quartered plums
  • 1 (9 inch) unbaked pastry shell


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. In a medium bowl, combine melted butter, sugar, flour, cinnamon and nutmeg. Mix until crumbly.
  3. Arrange plums in pastry shell, then sprinkle with crumb mixture.
  4. Bake in preheated oven for 40 minutes, or until golden brown.

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