Home Recipes: Perfect Plum Cake

Ingrients & Directions


–CAKE–
1/4 c Butter, softened
1/2 c Granulated sugar
2 Eggs
2 tb Orange juice
1 ts Vanilla
1 c All-purpose flour
1 tb Grated orange rind
3/4 ts Baking powder
1/2 ts Nutmeg
1 lb Plums, pitted, quartered

FILLING
1 1/4 c Sour cream
1 Egg
2 tb Orange juice
1 ts Cornstarch

STREUSEL TOPPING
1 c All-purpose flour
1/2 c Packed brown sugar
1/2 ts Nutmeg
1/2 ts Cinnamon
1/2 c Butter

Line side of greased 10-inch springform pan with parchment paper just to
rim. Set aside

Streusel Topping: In bowl, stir together flour, sugar, nutmeg and cinnamon.
Using pastry blender or 2 knives, cut in butter until crumbly. Set aside.

Cake: In large bowl, beat butter until fluffy; gradually beat in sugar
until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs, orange juice and vanilla.

In separate bowl, stir together flour, orange rind, baking powder and
nutmeg; gradually beat into egg mixture until smooth and thick. Scrape into
prepared pan. Nestle plums into batter, skin side up.

Filling: In mixing bowl, beat together sour cream, egg, orange juice and
cornstarch; pour over plums. Sprinkle with Streusel Topping.

Bake in 350F 180C oven for 60-70 minutes or until topping is golden brown
and tester inserted into centre comes out clean. Let cool.

Yields
8 Servings

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