Sprinkle the top with lemon juice, then cinnamon, then remaining sugar. Use a spatula to scrape all the syrup from the bowl and drizzle over the arranged plums. Simply to suit my own taste, I generally use 75% of required sugar and ~150% of required fruit. For good measure I have taken to adding a 1. After quickly reading the list of ingredients, I bought 24 plums and when I halved them all, I wondered how I was going to fit them all on the cake! This cake can be made with other stone fruit such as apricots, small peaches and nectarines too. Butter and flour a nine-inch springform cake pan. Because depth of batter was small for my large pan, I quartered the plums.
With using your recipe, Deb, I waited a day, but still, dry. I make a bunch when these plums are in season and freeze them. Yesss, the magical butter plum cake! I can smell them in my head! Cut the plums in half and remove the pits. Slice the cake into squares. It freezes but flattens out so needs whipped cream or ice cream to bulk it up some. Add egg yolks and vanilla; pulse until combined.
I only had a 9×13 baking pan to work with, so I doubled the recipe and it worked well. Thank you so much for the recipe and the excitement for one of the yummiest memories of Germany!! The plum tree in my yard went nuts this year! It left me with a plum soaked bottom and a more solid, cripsy top, which was yummy al the same : Thanks for sharing this with us! I had just picked more super ripe plums than i knew what to do with. When the pastry is rolled to the desired size, lightly roll the pastry around your rolling pin, dusting off any excess flour as you roll. Are the plums supposed to be very ripe? Smear each portion once with heel of your hand in a forward motion to help distribute fat. Thanks for another winning recipe. Next time though I will not wait 24 hours. I love yeast cakes and breads and this one is no exception.
Pre-heat your oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit. The recipe uses 12 plums per cake. Can i simply use a glass pie pan? Arrange the plums, skin side up, all over the batter, covering it. Everyone wanted a second piece and the 6 of us devoured it all. In a small bowl, combine remaining 2 tablespoons sugar and orange zest; sprinkle evenly over pastry. It is spectacular and so easy.
The first time I made this, I used all the sugar in the batter and had to add more on top. Arrange the fruit in the centre of the pastry,sprinkle grated nutmeg and fine sugar on the fruit and pastry. And I have 8 plums left! Or combine the plums with peaches, pears, figs, whatever. Don't be grumpy about it. Thanks for another great recipe! That adjustable pan is something…never saw anything like it.
Frangipane: Using electric mixer, beat butter, sugar and orange zest; beat in eggs, almonds, flour and baking powder. Generously butter your Backblech or sheet pan and place the risen dough on it. Press dough into a disc, cover in plastic wrap and refrigerate for 20 minutes. If I am using prune plums, I halve them but if using bigger purple plums, I quarter or slice them. It always goes down well. My kids went crazy for this dessert - especially because I made it on a weeknight.
This is a definite keeper. Lay the plums close together in rows over the whole length of the dough on the sheet pan. If anyone wants a small variation, I strongly recommend it! Place the dough into a covered container and refrigerate at least 3 hours or preferably overnight. Oetker but not quite sure which recipe she used. And you bet, if you were my neighbor I would be more than happy to share the wealth! Then, holding one half of the plum, gently twist the other half.
Do you know if that would work? We didn't have any ice cream or whipped cream in the house so we used a dollop of vanilla yogurt not frozen. So theoretically, as long as the plums are fully thawed and thoroughly drained they should be fine as well. It was originally called Fruit Torte. Your guests will love you forever! Courtesy of Gesine Bullock-Prado If it's early August, it must be time for Damson plums. Tanya — Depends on how deep it is, but I suspect it would work. It is, in fact, called Plum Torte by Marian Burros — I got it from Epicurious. Reduce the oven temperature to 375 and bake uncovered for an addition 10-15 minutes until the shell looks dry and is very pale gold along the edge.