Aunt Jan’s Plum Cake

May 16, 2018

Ingredients

175 g Nuttelex, plus extra to grease the pan

1 cup caster sugar

1 tsp vanilla extract

3 Free Range Eggs, room temperature

1 ½ cups self raising flour

1 tsp baking powder

7 plums, halved, destoned, cut into 1cm wedges (canned are fine)

1 tbsp demerara sugar, plus extra for sprinkling

Icing sugar, to dust

Whipped cream, to seve

26cm X 17 cm baking pan

Directions

1Preheat oven to 180C . Grease and flour a 26cm x 17cm baking pan.

2Beat Nuttelex, caster sugar and vanilla extract until creamy. Add eggs one at a time, and keep beating as they are added.

3Combine flour and baking powder and sift over mixture then stir until all mixed in and smooth. Scoop mixture into your prepared tin and pat down so top is level.

4Arrange plum pieces on top of cake mixture, if canned drizzle a small amount of plum juice over each plum. Sprinkle with sugar.

5Bake for 50 minutes until cooked through when tested with a knife or skewer. Let rest in tin for 20 minutes before attempting to turn out. Make sure cake is cooled thoroughly before slicing.

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