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Wednesday, September 17, 2014

How to make a Plum Cake - Blomme kage opskrift - Pflaumenkuchen




 
Ingredients
·         1 cups all purpose flour
·         1 teaspoon baking powder
·         8 tbsp or 1/2 cup (1 stick) salted butter, room temperature
·         1/2 cup sugar
·         2 large eggs
·         1 tsp almond extract (or vanilla extract)
·         4-5 large plums (according to size), pitted, cut into 1/2-inch wedges
·         juice of 1/2 fresh lemon
·         1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon mixed with 1/2 cup sugar
·         serve with whipped cream or vanilla yogurt

Kitchen Utensils:
·         measuring cup
·         Baking Pan 10" X 8"
·         large mixing bowl
·         hand mixer or electric mixer
·         spatula

Instruction:
1.    Preheat oven to 375°F. Butter cake pan. 
2.    Whisk ingredients in small bowl to blend. Using electric mixer, beat butter in large bowl until fluffy.
3.    Beat in 3/4 cup sugar. Add eggs 1 at a time. Beat in flour mixture and almond extract.
4.    Spread batter in prepared pan.
5.    Press plum wedges halfway into batter, spacing slightly apart. 
6.    Pour lemon juice on plumbs. 
7.    Mix remaining sugar and cinnamon in small bowl; sprinkle over plums. 
8.    Bake until cake is browned on top (approx. 40-45 min) 
9.    Insert a tester into center comes out clean.
10. Cut around cake; release pan sides. 
11. Serve cake warm or at room temperature.


 Serve with either coffee, tea, or milk.  Enjoy!


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