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How to Make Prune Puree and Recipes to Use it

September 16, 2015
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How to Make Prune Puree and Recipes to Use it

 

Did you know you can substitute prune 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 prune puree to good use:

juicy burger recipe

Juicy Burgers

This lower-in-fat, incredibly delicious burger recipe is ready for your next cookout!

 

Chocolate Covered Prune Fudge Cake recipe

Chocolate Covered Prune Fudge Cake

This decadent treat is naturally grain-free, so you can have an extra slice!

 

Plum Good Turkey Meatballs with Prune Puree

Plum Good Turkey Meatballs

Make tasty, tender turkey meatballs in a snap, with prune puree as the secret ingredient. Kids will ask for seconds and adults will ask for the recipe!

 

Chocolate Banana Bread

Chocolate Banana Bread

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

 

Healthier Chocolate Chip Cookies

Healthier Chocolate Chip Cookies

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

 

Chocolate Prune Cake

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.

 

Fudge Chunk Chocolate Brownies

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).

 

Iced Oatmeal Cookies

Iced Oatmeal Cookies

Traditional oatmeal cookies are given a new and healthy version with prune puree.

 

Want to make your own prune puree? Here is the easy recipe for ya…

 

A bowl of prune puree with prunes scattered next to it.
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Prune Puree

Prune puree is a healthy butter substitute for use in baking
Course Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword prune, prune puree
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Author Meg van der Kruik

Equipment

  • food processor

Ingredients

  • 1 cup pitted California prunes (dried plums)
  • 1/3 cup warm water

Instructions

  • Place the prunes and water in a food processor and puree until smooth.

Notes

It's normal to have a few small chunks of prune in the finished puree.
Adapted from Living Lou

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