Plum cake | How to make Plum cake

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ByBindiya Sharma
Created on 7th Dec 2015
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  • By Bindiya Sharma
    Created on 7th Dec 2015

About Plum cake

adapted from AP Mohan's Rich plum cake..it turned out to be a very delicious, fruity true blue plum cake with subtle undertones of cinnamon, orange and lemon.

Plum cake is a delicious dish which is liked by the people of every age group. Plum cake by Bindiya Sharma is a step by step process which is best to understand for the beginners. Plum cake is a dish which comes from British cuisine and is very much popular throughout the worldwide This recipe is perfect to serve 6 people. You can find this dish at almost every restaurant and you can also prepare this at your home. It is an easy recipe which doesn't take so much time. This amazing and mouthwatering Plum cake takes few minute for the preparation and 40 minute for cooking. The aroma of this Plum cake make you more hungry and you couldn't stop yourself from having this. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for any party or special occasion then Plum cake will be the best option for you. The flavor of Plum cake is unforgettable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Plum cake at your weekends and impress your family and friends.

  • Prep Time0mins
  • Cook Time40mins
  • Serves6People
Plum cake

Ingredients to make Plum cake

  • Unsalted Butter- 100gms(softened)
  • Brown sugar- 100gms
  • Plain flour- 100gms
  • Soaked fruits and nuts- 2-3 cups(see tip)
  • Cocoa powder- 2 tbsp(I used Hersheys)
  • Jam- 1 tbsp
  • Eggs- 2 (at room temp.)
  • Condensed milk- 2 tbsp
  • Cinnamon powder- 1 tsp
  • Zest of 1/2 an orange
  • Zest of 1/2 a lemon
  • Vanilla essence- 1 tsp
  • Baking powder- 1 tsp
  • Salt- 1/4 tsp
  • Almonds/cashews for placing on top
  • For the caramel-
  • Sugar-2 heaped tbsp
  • Water- 2-3 tbsp

How to make Plum cake

  1. Prepare the caramel first- In a small bowl combine the sugar and water and boil rapidly while stirring constantly till its a deep golden colour, take care not to burn it. Let cool a bit and add another tbsp of water.Let cool.
  2. Preheat the oven at 180 deg C. Grease and line a round tin.Combine the sugar and softened butter in a large bowl and cream till light and fluffy add the eggs and condensed milk.Whisk to combine.
  3. Sieve flour, baking powder, cocoa and salt together and keep aside.
  4. Add the jam, caramel, zest, vanilla and fruit to the egg-butter mixture and mix well.
  5. Lastly fold in the flour with a light hand.The batter will be light brown but will darken on baking.
  6. Transfer to a pan, top with almonds/cashews.Bake for 40-50 minutes or till a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean.
My Tip: Soaked fruits and nuts- I used raisins, walnuts, cashews, almonds, dried figs along with tutti fruity and soaked it in Minute maid pulpy orange for 3 days(or upto a month).You can use rum/grape juice/orange juice.

Reviews for Plum cake (1)

Rashmi Singh10 months ago
Seems that I will have to try and will surely post it.
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