10 sweet and savory recipes to cook with mirabelle plums

© Mirabelles de Lorraine / Photo: Christian Adam
10 sweet and savory recipes to cook with mirabelle plums

Succulent and golden, they are finally arriving on our shelves. And as the season only lasts a few weeks, we don’t wait to take advantage of it.

The recipe for tarte tatin with plums from Lorraine

For 6. Rinse and pit 800 g of mirabelle plums without opening them in half. Preheat the oven to 180 ° C. (th. 6). Melt 50 g of butter in a frying pan, place the mirabelle plums and sprinkle them with sugar. Caramelize the whole for 5 min, mixing well. Pour the contents of the pan into a buttered pan about 25 cm in diameter. Cover with a layer of puff pastry, put the dough inside the mold and cook for 35 minutes. about. Enjoy hot with a spoonful of crème fraîche.

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The recipe for the easy plum and almond tart

For 6. Line a buttered and floured pie dish with a shortcrust pastry roll. Prick the dough with a fork. Cut 800 g of mirabelle plums in half and core them. Macerate them for 1 hour in a bowl with 5 cl of brandy and 100 g of sugar. Preheat the oven to 200 ° C. (th. 6/7). Pour the mirabelles in a colander. Keep the juice. Arrange the fruit on the pie shell, rounded side down. In a bowl, mix the fruit juice, 3 eggs, 20 cl of cream and 1 tsp. of cornstarch. Pour this mixture over the pie, between the fruits. Sprinkle with 2 tbsp. tablespoons of sliced ​​almonds. Bake for about 35 minutes. Enjoy warm or cold.

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The recipe for mirabelle plums in syrup

For 1 jar of about 1 l. Boil 50 cl of water and 250 g of sugar in a saucepan. Rinse and pit 800 g of mirabelle plums. Put the mirabelle plums in a jar, pour the syrup over the fruit and close the jar. Sterilize it for about 40 minutes by immersing it in a container filled with boiling water (the water to cover the jar) or in a sterilizer.

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The recipe for Lorraine punch with mirabelle plum

For 4. In a salad bowl, mix 10 cl of mirabelle plum brandy, 10 cl of lemon syrup, 10 cl of lemon juice and 50 cl of sparkling water. Put in the refrigerator. Serve in cocktail glasses with frozen mirabelle plums for ice cubes.

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The recipe for ice cream with mirabelle plums and liquorice

For 4. Bring 10 cl of water, 80 g of brown sugar, a small piece of Zan © and the juice of 1 lemon to the boil. Add 1 kg of pitted plums and cook for 10 minutes over low heat. Mix the preparation, and let it take in an ice cream maker.

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The recipe for mirabelle plums with brandy

For 1 jar of about 2 liters. Rinse the mirabelles without pitting them. You can also keep the tails. Put them in 1 very clean jar and cover them with 250 g of sugar and 1 liter of 40 ° alcohol. Add 1 vanilla pod and 1 cinnamon pod. Close the jar and let it macerate for 3 months in a cool, dark place.

The recipe for the inverted plum cake

For 6. Rinse and pit 800 g of mirabelle plums without opening them in half. Place them in a buttered loaf pan about 25 cm in diameter. Preheat the oven to 180 ° C. (th. 6). Prepare a cake batter by mixing 2 eggs, 100g of flour, ½ bag of baking powder, 100g of sugar, 60g of melted butter and 1 pinch of salt. Pour over the mirabelle plums and bake for about 35 minutes.

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The recipe for the original mirabelle plum jam with spices

For 6 jars of approximately 324 ml. The day before: in a bowl, mix 1 kg of pitted plums and 1 kg of gelling sugar, add 5 cl of plum brandy, 1 stick of cinnamon and 5 star anise. Stir and let macerate overnight. The same day, bring the mixture to a boil in a jam bowl. Allow 10 minutes of cooking. Skim, pour into clean jars, close the lids and immediately invert them for 5 minutes to sterilize them. Store them in a dark, cool place.

The recipe for poached plums with honey, orange and bergamot lemon

For 4. Zest and squeeze 1 organic orange and 1 organic bergamot lemon. In a frying pan, bring 5 cl of water to a boil with the orange juice, that of the bergamot lemon and 150 g of honey. Add the zest and 800 g of pitted mirabelle plums. Cook over medium heat for about 10 minutes. Remove from the heat, let cool and pour into a serving dish. Keep cool for 2 hours. Enjoy cold with spice cookies.

The recipe for clafoutis with mirabelle plums

For 4. Fry 400 g of pitted mirabelle plums in 30 g of butter. In a bowl, mix 80 g of flour, 100 g of sugar, 3 eggs, 25 cl of milk and 2 tbsp. tablespoons of mirabelle plum brandy. Pour over the fruit and cook for 10 minutes over low heat. Sprinkle with icing sugar just before serving.

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