Custard Plum Cake

Custard Plum Cake


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This is a great plum cake with a layer of sweet custard on top. It's equally good served warm or cold.


Serves: 9 

  • 1 cup (125g) plain flour
  • 1 tablespoon white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 125g butter
  • 2 tablespoons thickened cream
  • 1 egg
  • 2 1/2 cups pitted and sliced plums
  • 1/2 cup (125ml) thickened cream
  • 1/2 cup (110g) white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 1 egg

Preparation:30min  ›  Cook:1hour  ›  Ready in:1hour30min 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C. In a large bowl, mix flour, 1 tablespoon sugar and baking powder in a bowl. Cut in butter until mixture looks like coarse crumbs. Stir in 2 tablespoons cream and 1 egg. Press in bottom of ungreased 20cm square pan and arrange plums over the top.
  2. Bake in the preheated oven for 25 to 30 minutes. While cake is baking, combine in a bowl 1/2 cup whipping cream, 1/2 cup sugar, 1 teaspoon vanilla and 1 egg. Beat well and pour mixture over plums and bake an additional 20 to 30 minutes or until custard is set. Serve warm or cool. Store in refrigerator.

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