Denise says:

Plumogranates are a hybrid fruit with the tanginess of pomegranates and the sweetness of plums. I found these in my local supermarket and thought they were delicious. Of course, this recipe can be made with plums if you cant find ‘plumograntes’!

Enjoy as a dessert or with a cup of tea or coffee.

Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Cooking Time: 50 minutes
Makes: 16 squares


250g unsalted butter/ non-dairy margarine
150g golden caster sugar
4 eggs
250g SR flour
¼ teaspoon bicarbonate soda
Pinch salt
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
75g ready-made custard - / non-dairy Alpro custard
5 Plumogranates – destoned and chopped
5 Plumogranates - sliced

To serve: Golden syrup/ honey


1) Preheat the oven to 180C/ 160C fan/ Gas mark 4.
2) Grease and line with baking parchment paper, a flat baking tin measuring 20cm x 30 cm.
3) Using an electric mixer, whisk the butter and sugar until pale and fluffy.
4) Beat in the eggs one at a time with some flour so it does not curdle.
5) Fold in the rest of the flour, bicarbonate soda and salt.
6) Add the vanilla extract, custard and chopped plums.
7) Spoon the mixture on to the prepared cake tin and smooth out.
8) Bake for 20 minutes, then gently without disturbing the mixture remove from the oven.
9) Place the plumograntes slices in rows gently positioned on top.
10) Bake for a further 30 minutes or until golden.
11) Remove from the oven and leave to cool for 10 minutes, then turn on to a wire rack to cool completely.

To serve drizzle with some golden syrup or honey. Cut into squares and enjoy with more custard, cream or ice cream.