Polish plum cake

    1 hour 10 min

    The end of summer in Poland is the perfect time for fresh plums. It's also a good excuse to make this quick and easy plum cake. Enjoy a slice with a cup of tea or coffee.

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    Serves: 12 

    • 1/2 kg plums, stones removed
    • 4 eggs, separated
    • 200g caster sugar
    • 450g plain flour
    • 2 teaspoons baking powder
    • 250g butter (or cooking margarine), melted and cooled

    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:50min  ›  Ready in:1hr10min 

    1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Lightly grease and flour a 30x25cm cake tin (or smaller).
    2. Beat egg whites until stiff. Slowly add sugar, whilst you continue to beat. Add yolks one at a time, mixing well after each addition.
    3. Sieve flour and baking powder into a separate bowl. Add to egg mixture and mix well.
    4. Melt the butter; allow to cool, then add to batter and mix well.
    5. Transfer the mixture into the prepared cake tin; arrange plums on top side by side, cut side up. Bake for 50 minutes or until a skewer inserted in the centre comes out clean.

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