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Plum Crunch

Preparation: 5 mins

Cooking: 10 mins

Serves 4, costs under £2.00


  • 6 (330g) Plums
  • 4 (60g) Digestive Biscuits
  • 3 Tablespoons (120g) Low Fat Plain Yoghurt
  • 6 Tablespoons (90ml) Water

Allergy Disclaimer

Always check the label of each ingredient for allergy warnings.


1. For each plum, cut into the plum with a knife until it touches the stone, then cut around the stone until the plum breaks in half. Remove the stone and cut each plum into quarters.

2. Put the plums in a saucepan with the water, bring to the boil and then simmer until soft, approximately 7-8 minutes. Allow the plums to cool.

3. Meanwhile, crush the biscuits with the back of a spoon and divide between 4 small dishes. Press the biscuit down with the back of a spoon.

4. Spread the yoghurt over the  crushed biscuits and add the plums to the top, drizzling on the juice. Then serve, can be eaten hot or cold.

Nutritional Information

Per 100g
Per 144g serving (% ref. intake)

Energy Kcals
115.00 (6.00%)
Energy Kj
484.00 (6.00%)
Total Fat
3.30g (5.00%)
Saturated Fat
1.40g (7.00%)
Total Sugars
11.50g (13.00%)
NSP Fibre
0.30g (5.00%)

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