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Servings 6
Calories 776 kcal
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins

Ingredients
 

  • 220 g soft salted butter room temperature
  • 220 g caster sugar
  • 220 g self-raising flour
  • 2 level tsp baking powder
  • 100 g ground almonds
  • 4 medium eggs, beaten at the same temperature as the butter
  • 8 ripe plums
  • 3 tbsp soft brown sugar
  • 4 plums, stoned and chopped
  • 50 mls water
  • 2 tbsp caster sugar
  • squeeze of lemon
  • 2 tsp cornflour
  • 2 tsp cold water
  • clotted cream
  • custard

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 180C gas 4.
  • Cream together the butter and sugar in a large mixing bowl.
  • Add the eggs slowly so as not to curdle.
  • Add the flour, baking powder, and almonds mixing well, but do not overmix.
  • Spoon half the mix into a lined with a loaf liner 2lb loaf tin.
  • Chop 3 of the plums and sprinkle over the batter.
  • Add the rest of the mix covering the plums well.
  • Slice the other plums and lay over the top of the batter, pressing in slightly.
  • Sprinkle over the sugar and bake in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes.
  • Meanwhile place the plums, water, and sugar into a saucepan and bring to a gentle simmer.
  • Add the lemon and thicken with the cornflour and water, leave to cool.
  • Slice the cake and serve with the stewed plums, clotted cream, and or custard.
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Nutrition Facts
My Plum Loaf Cake
Amount per Serving
Calories
776
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
42
g
65
%
Saturated Fat
 
20
g
125
%
Trans Fat
 
1
g
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
2
g
Monounsaturated Fat
 
9
g
Cholesterol
 
188
mg
63
%
Sodium
 
469
mg
20
%
Potassium
 
303
mg
9
%
Carbohydrates
 
93
g
31
%
Fiber
 
5
g
21
%
Sugar
 
60
g
67
%
Protein
 
13
g
26
%
Vitamin A
 
1531
IU
31
%
Vitamin C
 
13
mg
16
%
Calcium
 
170
mg
17
%
Iron
 
2
mg
11
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword plum
Course Cakes, Dessert
Cuisine Autumn, British, ITV This Morning, Winter
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