Brown Sugar Plum Cake with Sour Cream
Recipe Type: Dessert
Ripe plums in this moist cake are absolutely divine. Grab a fork and dig in while they're still in season.
  • Unsalted Butter-1½ sticks room temperature
  • All Purpose Flour-1½ cups plus 2 tbsp
  • Baking Soda-1/2 tsp
  • Salt-1/4 tsp
  • Packed Light brown sugar-1/2 cup
  • granulated sugar-1/2 cup
  • Large eggs-3
  • Pure Vanilla Extract-1 tsp
  • Sour Cream-1/4 cup
  • Plums-4 halved,pitted and cut into eighths
  • Confectioner's sugar for dusting
  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Grease a 9 inch cake pan or baking pan lined with parchment paper.
  3. Using an electric mixer beat butter and sugars until light andf fluffy.
  4. In a large bowl mix the flour,baking soda and salt.
  5. With mixer on low,beat in eggs one at a time until incorporated.
  6. Beat in vanilla.
  7. Add in ½ of the flour mixture,then sour cream followed by the rest of the flour mixture.Mix until just combined.
  8. Spread batter into pan and smooth the top with a knife.
  9. Arrange the plums at the top.
  10. Bake for 35-40 minutes or until the a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  11. Dust with confectioner's sugar once cooled.
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