Plum Pound Cake

Layered Spiced Plum Pound Cake
Plum Pound Cake
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Ingredients

Adjust Servings:
8 Plums firm but ripe plums, stoned, halved and cut into 3 wedges
3 tbsp Brown sugar
¼ tsp Cinnamon ground
½ tsp Chinese 5 spice ground
For the Cake:
180 g Butter at room temperature
1 cup Caster sugar
1 tsp Vanilla extract with Star Anise or plain vanilla
3 Large eggs lightly beaten
1¾ cups Plain flour
½ tsp Sea salt
1 tsp Baking powder
For the glaze:
½ cup Icing sugar
1 tbsp Lemon juice

Nutritional information

722
Calories
27.8g
Fat
110.9g
Carbohydrate
11.1g
Protein
158mg
Cholesterol
368mg
Sodium
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A deliciously, moist Plum Pound Cake recipe that is simple and tasty. Start out by preparing an easy vanilla batter with ripe plum wedges in between layers and sprinkled with cinnamon, brown sugar and ground Chinese 5 spice, that gives this cake the perfect kick to wake up your afternoon senses.

Pair it with a lovely cup of jasmine or herbal tea of your choice.

To make Plum Pound Cake, you will need the following ingredients:

Plum Pound Cake Recipe-How To Make Plum Pound Cake-Delicious Plum Pound Cake

So, how to make Plum Pound Cake?

Steps

1
Done
10

Preheat oven and prepare baking pan

Preheat the oven to 150 °C fan bake and grease a 25cm x 13cm and 7½ cm deep loaf tin and line with parchment paper over.

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2

Prepare sugar mix

In a small bowl, stir the sugar, cinnamon and 5 spice together then set aside.

3
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10

Combine wet ingredients

In a mixing bowl, beat the butter, sugar and vanilla extract together until pale and fluffy.

4
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10

Add eggs

Gradually beat in the eggs, one at a time with a tablespoon of flour, if they start to curdle.

5
Done
3

Combine dry ingredients

In a separate bowl, mix the flour, salt and baking powder together.

6
Done
10

Prepare cake batter

Mix the wet ingredients with dry ingredients until combined, being careful to not over mix.

7
Done
10

Prepare cake

Pour half the batter into the base of the cake tin, evenly and scatter half of the plums wedges on top. Sprinkle with sugar mix on top to coat and repeat with remaining ingredients to make a second layer, batter, plums and sugar mix.

8
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1h

Bake

Bake in preheated oven for about 1 hour 10 minutes until a wooden toothpick inserted into the centre comes out clean. Cover the top loosely with foil if getting too brown.

9
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1h

Cool

Allow cake to cool completely before removing from the tin.

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3

Drizzle glaze

Combine ½ cup icing sugar and enough lemon juice to form a smooth glaze. Dust with icing sugar or drizzle with lemon juice glaze

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5

Serve

Serve and enjoy!

I highly recommend this Plum Pound Cake recipe for a tasty and different treat to have around the house. The spices open your senses just wonderfully and pairs any tea option of your choice. Try it out and tag #cookmerecipes in your own baking, Instagram and Pinterest posts.

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