Upside down plum cake

Upside-down Plum Cake

A plum cake you can prepare in minutes. Swap out the plums with poached apple slices, apricots, peaches or fresh berries. Serve it as a dessert (don't forget the whipped cream) or with coffee.

Yields6 ServingsPrep Time10 minsCook Time45 mins
 18 plum halves
 2 large eggs
 200 g sugar
 2 tsp baking powder
 1 tsp vanilla essence
 100 g flour
 ¼ cup milk
 100 g melted & cooled butter
1

Line a 20 cm. round baking dish with non-stick baking paper and lay plums cut-side down on the paper

2

Preheat oven to 180 degrees C.

3

Beat the eggs, milk and vanilla well with the sugar

4

Add to the flour and baking powder and stir to combine

5

Mix in the melted cooled butter until the batter is smooth. Pour the batter carefully over the plums

6

Bake for 45 minutes. Let cool on a wire rack and turn out onto a plate with the plums facing up.
Serve for dessert with freshly whipped cream or enjoy a slice with coffee.

Ingredients

 18 plum halves
 2 large eggs
 200 g sugar
 2 tsp baking powder
 1 tsp vanilla essence
 100 g flour
 ¼ cup milk
 100 g melted & cooled butter

Directions

1

Line a 20 cm. round baking dish with non-stick baking paper and lay plums cut-side down on the paper

2

Preheat oven to 180 degrees C.

3

Beat the eggs, milk and vanilla well with the sugar

4

Add to the flour and baking powder and stir to combine

5

Mix in the melted cooled butter until the batter is smooth. Pour the batter carefully over the plums

6

Bake for 45 minutes. Let cool on a wire rack and turn out onto a plate with the plums facing up.
Serve for dessert with freshly whipped cream or enjoy a slice with coffee.

Upside-down Plum Cake