Plum cake
Recipe Type: Dessert
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Simple and so inviting, plum cake is the perfect way to start and celebrate early autumn!
  • 1 cup (110 g) all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • pinch of salt
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ cup (100 g) sugar + 3 tbsp
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ¾ cup (160 ml) milk
  • lemon zest
  • 3 tbsp melted butter
  • about 10 fresh plums
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • ½ tsp cardamom
  1. Mix eggs with sugar until fluffy. Add vanilla, milk, melted butter, lemon zest and spices. In the end, add flour combined with baking powder and salt.
  2. Preheat oven to 374 F (190 Celsius).
  3. Butter rectangular baking pan and pour the mixture. Wash plums, cut in half, remove pit. Assemble on top of the cake batter. Sprinkle with the remaining 3 tbsp of sugar.
  4. Bake the cake for about 30 minutes (test with skewer). Let cool and cut in squares. You can dust it with some powdered sugar before serving.
Recipe by Honest Cooking at