Sweet Plum Cake


Makes: 4 servings 

Time: 1 Hour 20 Minutes


It can be your breakfast, snack, or dessert.


1 cup (125g) all purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
pinch of salt
8 tablespoons (120g) of unsalted butter at room temperature
3/4 cup (160g) sugar + 1 teaspoons for the end
2 large eggs
10-12 Italian purple plums, halved
2 teaspoons lemon juice
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon


Preheat oven to 350F.

Whisk together flour, baking powder and salt in a small bowl

In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar together with an electric whisk until light and fluffy (a couple of minutes)

Add one egg at a time to butter/sugar mixture.

Slowly add the flour mixture to the batter and mix until just combined.

Spoon batter into a parchment lined 9 inch square baking tray.

Press plum halves into batter.

Sprinkle plums with lemon juice, then cinnamon, then extra 2 teaspoons of sugar.

Baking for 40-45 minutes, until it is fully cooked through (a toothpick should come out clean).

Let cool completely before serving.


Source: My Second Breakfast


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