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Plum Cake recipe
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Prep Time
20min
Cook Time
45min
Total Time
1hr 5min
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Plum Cake is a tasty baked treat that is perfect for any occasion.

This cake is usually made with fresh diced plums and added to the batter, giving the cake a burst of sweet, juicy flavour.

You can customize it to match your preferences- with a topping or powdered sugar to give...

Ingredients

12 Servings
  • 120mL
    Vegetable Oil
  • 3/4cup
    Sugar
  • 2
    Eggs
  • 1tsp
    Vanilla Extract
  • 1cup
    All Purpose Flour (Maida)
  • 1 1/2tsp
    Baking Powder
  • 1/2tsp
    Cinnamon powder
  • 1/2tsp
    Nutmeg Powder
  • 1/8tsp
    Salt
  • 140mL
    Milk (at room temperature)
  • 1/2cup
    Plums (chopped)
  • 3
    Plums (sliced) to decorate

How to make Plum Cake

  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (180°C) and prepare a cake pan by greasing it and lining the base and sides with parchment paper.

  2. Combine vegetable oil and sugar in a mixing bowl. Mix well.

    Step 1.1: Combine vegetable oil and sugar in a mixing bowl
  3. Add eggs and vanilla extract, and whisk until the mixture achieves a light and fluffy texture.

    Step 1.1: Add eggs and vanilla extract, and whisk until the mixture achieves a light and fluffy texture
  4. In a separate bowl, whisk together all-purpose flour, baking powder, cinnamon powder, nutmeg powder, and salt.

    Step 1.1: In a separate bowl, whisk together all-purpose flour, baking powder, cinnamon powder, nutmeg powder, and salt
  5. Gradually add the flour mixture to the eggs, stirring gently to maintain a smooth and lump-free batter. Add milk to the batter and mix well.

    Step 1.1: Gradually add the flour mixture to the eggs, stirring gently to maintain a smooth and lump-free batter
    Step 1.2: Gradually add the flour mixture to the eggs, stirring gently to maintain a smooth and lump-free batter
    Step 1.3: Gradually add the flour mixture to the eggs, stirring gently to maintain a smooth and lump-free batter
  6. Gently fold the chopped plums into the batter.

    Step 1.1: Gently fold the chopped plums into the batter
  7. Pour the batter into the prepared cake pan and decorate the top with sliced plums.

    Step 1.1: Pour the batter into the prepared cake pan and decorate the top with sliced plums
  8. Bake in the preheated oven for 40-45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the centre comes out clean.

    Step 1.1: Bake in the preheated oven for 40-45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the centre comes out clean
  9. Allow the plum cake to cool on a wire rack.

  10. Once cooled, slice and enjoy the plum cake alongside a comforting cup of tea.

    Step 1.1: Once cooled, slice and enjoy the plum cake alongside a comforting cup of tea
  11. Enjoy!

Tips & Tricks

  1. Ensure the ingredients are at room temperature for a smoother batter consistency.

  2. Greasing the cake pan and lining it with parchment paper, easily remove the cake from the pan.

  3. Mix the batter just enough; don’t overdo it.

  4. You can enhance the cake presentation by sprinkling powdered sugar on top or serving it alongside a dollop of whipped cream.

  5. This recipe yields 12-14 slices, the quantity may vary on how the cake is sliced.

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