Of all the fruit to bake with, plums may be the most breath-taking. I always make some version of this German cake called Zwetschgendatschi. (Has anyone ever typed that word in, and not copy + pasted it?)
This is the current favorite recipe, you can of course take the almond extract out, if it's not your thing, my sister would prefer I did, but I love the pairing of almond and fruit.
1/2 cup butter, room temp
1/3 cup sugar
1/2 tsp vanilla
1/2 tsp almond extract
1 cup flour
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tbsp sugar *depending on sweetness of plums
2 cups plums, pitted and sliced
6 tbsp butter, room temp
3/4 cup flour
1/4 cup sugar
Mix sugar and butter until creamed.
Add extracts and egg.
Add flour and baking powder
Place in a greased cake pan.
Top with plums,
Top with sugar and cinnamon.
Mix together topping ingredients.
Bake at 375 for 30 minutes, or until pierced knife is clear.
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