Thursday, 8 November 2012

Plum Cake

This is a wonderful cake recipe ,comes together quickly and absolutely perfect for plum lovers!


60gr butter at room temperature
112 gr sugar
Zest of 1 lemon
2 eggs
170gr self raising flour
1/4 cup milk
5-6 plums ,halved and pitted
Caster sugar for sprinkling on top of the plums


  • Pre heat the oven to 350F
  • Butter an 8"square baking tin
  • with electric beaters,cream butter sugar and lemon zest
  • Add the eggs one at a time,beating well after each addition
  • Add half the flour and continue to mix with a wooden spoon.
  • Add half the milk gradually and continue to mix until well combined.
  • Add the rest of the flour and mix well.

  • Add the rest of the milk and mix until well combined
  • Pour the batter into the cake tin.
  • Place the plum halves ,cut side up,on top of the cake batter
  • Sprinkle the plum halves with a caster sugar
  • Bake for 45 min until the cake is golden brown up on top.
  • Serve warm.

Adopted by Mardi Michels Nana's plum cake

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