How to Make Dried Plum Puree and How to Use it

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How to Make Dried Plum Puree and How to Use it

September 16, 2015
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Susan Phillips

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How to Make Dried Plum Puree and How to Use it

How to Make Dried Plum Puree and what to do with it!

Did you know you can substitute dried plum puree for butter in most recipes?  It’s a pound for pound alternative that might help you keep the pounds off!  With less fat and added fiber, you can indulge without all the guilt….

Here are some recipes where you can put that dried plum puree to good use:

How to Make Dried Plum Puree and what to do with it!

Chocolate Banana Bread

Dense and chocolatey, you’ll forget about the the missing butter.  Dare I even say this is healthy?  I think yes!

 

How to Make Dried Plum Puree and what to do with it!

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Sshhhhhh.. the kids won’t even notice!  And, you won’t mind when they sneak another one.

 

How to Make Dried Plum Puree and what to do with it!

Chocolate Prune Cake

A surprising benefit of adding a dried plum puree to your mixture is a moist, dense batter with a beautiful and tasty result.

 

How to Make Dried Plum Puree and what to do with it!

Fudge Chunk Chocolate Brownies

With the healthy ingredients in these brownies, you can keep these on the counter all week (if they last that long)

 

How to Make Dried Plum Puree and what to do with it!

Iced Oatmeal Cookies

Traditional oatmeal cookies are given a new and healthy version with dried plum puree

How to Make Dried Plum Puree and what to do with it!

Want to make your own dried plum puree?  Here is the recipe for ya…

Dried Plum Puree
A healthy butter substitute for use in baking
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Ingredients
  1. 1 cup pitted dried plums
  2. 1/3 cup warm water
Instructions
  1. Place the dried plums and water in a food processor and puree until smooth.
Notes
  1. It's normal to have a few small chunks of dried plum in the puree
Adapted from Living Lou
Adapted from Living Lou
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