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Plum Cake Recipe

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  • Plum Cake
How to make Plum Cake

About Plum Cake Recipe | Cake Recipe: Plum cake refers to the variety of cakes made with fruits and dry fruits. Although this cake does not contain plum, the fruit, as the name may suggest but plum actually refers to prunes or raisins. Plum cakes originally refers to the early type and style of fruit cake in England and is served widely across the globe, including India, around the holiday season and festival of Christmas. You can serve it post dinner as a dessert or just along with the evening cup of hot tea.

Ingredients in Plum Cake Recipe: A fruity and nutty cake recipe with the goodness of dried cherries, almonds, raisins and many more dried fruits. You may or may not add rum or brandy, as used in some regions. This cake is great as a dessert with a dollop of ice cream or works prefect with your evening tea too.

  • Total Cook Time1 hr 15 mins
  • Prep Time 15 mins
  • Cook Time1 hr
  • Recipe Servings6
  • Medium

Ingredients of Plum Cake

  • Oven temp: 150 C-300 F
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 1/2 cup sugar
  • 6 Eggs
  • 125 gms almonds, chopped
  • 2 tsp vanilla essence
  • 2 1/2 cups mixed fruits (sultanas, raisins, candied peels and cherries), chopped
  • 2 cups refined flour
  • An 8 inch round cake tin, lined with a double layer of grease-proof or brown paper at the bottom and on the sides.

How to Make Plum Cake

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Mix the chopped fruit and almonds with 2 Tbsp of the maida and keep aside.
Cream butter, sugar, eggs and vanilla together.
Fold in the flour and then the fruit mixture.
Transfer mixture into the prepared tin and bake in a pre-heated oven for 30-40 minutes.

Recipe Notes

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