Cook with Eli and Mollie

Plum Cake

Sunday, September 16, 2007

we had lots of plums from simon's nana so i made plum cake (who's heard of that before?!) today (adapted from bbc recipe)


  • 150 g butter softened
  • 150 g caster sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 75 g plain flour
  • 1.5 t baking powder
  • 75 g minced almonds
  • 75 g chopped pecans
  • 30-40 tiny plums or 15 normal sized plums; pitted and halved (or quarted if using big plums)
  • powdered sugar for decorating top
  • whip cream to serve

to do

  1. heat oven 180 c / 355 f; line base of 20 cm deep (6 cm) cake tin (i used round) with baking paper
  2. beat butter and sugar with mixer
  3. break eggs and beat with fork then add slower to butter/sugar and continue using mixer
  4. mix flour and baking powder and then fold into the butter/sugar/egg mix slowly
  5. fold in nuts
  6. spread into pan and add plums (you can be clumsy if you want) on top
  7. cook for 45 min (until tooth pick comes out of center clean)
  8. flip upside down onto plate, add powdered sugar
  9. serve with whip cream on top or side


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