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Cherry Plum Crisp

A sweet and tart mixture of seasonal plums and cherries, topped with an almond-oat streusel. Perfect served warm with vanilla ice cream or a dollop of fresh whipped cream.

Serves 6     adjust servings

Preparation 30 mins Cook Time 40 mins Total Time 1 hr 10 mins


  • 3 cups cherries, pitted and halved (fresh or frozen)
  • 5 plums, sliced
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup old-fashioned oats
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1/4 cup cold butter, cubed
  • 1/4 cup chopped almonds
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • pinch of salt


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Spray a 10.5×7 or 8×8 baking dish with non-stick spray.
  3. Combine cherries, plums, sugar, flour, vanilla, and lemon juice in a large bowl, mixing until flour is incorporated.
  4. In a separate bowl, combine oats, brown sugar, flour, butter, almonds, extract, cinnamon, and salt. Squeeze ingredients with fingers until butter is well incorporated,
  5. Pour the cherry mixture into baking dish, then sprinkle streusel mixture evenly over fruit.
  6. Bake for 30-35 minutes, or until crisp is deeply golden brown. Increase temperature to 400 degrees and bake for 5 more minutes, to give the crisp some extra crunch!


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