Sweet Tarty and Jammy Plum Torte

This Plum Torte is a delicious cake filled with sweet plums. It is not only quite simple to make but very addictive. If you are a fan of baking, then you are probably always searching for new and interesting recipes to try. One recipe that you may not be familiar with is the plum torte. This delectable dessert has roots in Central Europe and has been enjoyed for generations.

Baking a plum torte is not only a tasty way to enjoy a classic European dessert, but it also allows you to showcase the rich, juicy flavor of plums. In this blog post, we will explore the history of plum torte, its unique flavor profile, and provide a step-by-step guide on how to bake one yourself. Whether you are a seasoned baker or a novice in the kitchen, this recipe is sure to impress your friends and family. So, grab your apron and get ready to create a delicious dessert that will transport your taste buds across the ocean to Central Europe.

Prep Time: 30 mins

Cook Time:1 hr

Total Time: 1 hr 30 mins

Course: Desserts

Cuisine: International

Ingredients

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 cup flour; sifted
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 pint salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 12 plums; halved 24 halves pitted
  • Sugar
  • Lemon juice
  • Cinnamon

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350F.
  • Cream sugar and butter. Add flour, baking powder and eggs and beat well.
  • Spoon batter into 9″ spring form pan. Arrange plum halves face down in batter. Sprinkle lightly with sugar and lemon juice, depending on the sweetness of the fruit. Sprinkle on cinnamon.
  • Bake at 350F for 1 hour. Batter will rise and cover plums.
  • Remove and cool, refrigerate or freeze if desired. Or cool to lukewarm and serve with vanilla ice cream or whipped cream.
  • To serve frozen tortes, defrost and reheat briefly at 300F.

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Plum Torte

Prep Time30 minutes
Cook Time1 hour
Total Time1 hour 30 minutes
Course: Desserts
Cuisine: International
Calories:
Author: Felix (Simply Trini Cooking)

Ingredients

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 cup flour; sifted
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 pint salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 12 plums; halved 24 halves pitted
  • Sugar
  • Lemon juice
  • Cinnamon

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350F.
  • Cream sugar and butter. Add flour, baking powder and eggs and beat well.
  • Spoon batter into 9″ spring form pan. Arrange plum halves face down in batter. Sprinkle lightly with sugar and lemon juice, depending on the sweetness of the fruit. Sprinkle on cinnamon.
  • Bake at 350F for 1 hour. Batter will rise and cover plums.
  • Remove and cool, refrigerate or freeze if desired. Or cool to lukewarm and serve with vanilla ice cream or whipped cream.
  • To serve frozen tortes, defrost and reheat briefly at 300F.
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