Caramelized plum cake

  • Servings : 14 slices
  • Prep Time : 25m
  • Cook Time : 30m
  • Ready In : 55m
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Cake for the whole family with excellent presentation, confectioned ​​with flour, sugar, cinnamon, eggs, lemon zest and plum, that goes to bake in the oven in a cake pan greased with caramelized sugar.

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  • 125 grams (1/2 cup) granulated sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 200 grams (1 1/2 cups) all-purpose flour
  • Zest of one lemon
  • 6 plums cut into pieces
  • 6 plums cut in half
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 200 grams (about 1 cup) granulated sugar to caramelize
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder


    Step 1

    1. Place the 200 grams (about 1 cup) sugar in a saucepan. Bring to low heat and leave the sugar caramelize until stay with a brownish color. Grease a round cake pan (25 x 6 centimeters (9 3/4 x 2 1/3 inches)) with the caramelized sugar. Place the plums cut in half on the bottom of the cake pan and set aside.

    Step 2

    1. With an electric mixer beat the eggs along with the sugar, cinnamon and the lemon zest until obtain a creamy and homogeneous texture. Then, add the flour mixed with the baking powder. Finally, fold the plum pieces with a spatula.

    Step 3

    1. Pour the mixture inside the cake pan and bring to preheated oven at 180°C (350ºF) about 25 to 30 minutes (the time depends on the oven).

    Step 4

    1. When the cake is cooked, remove from the oven and unmold onto a plate. Let cool completely and serve.

Caramelized plum cake | Food From Portugal

Caramelized plum cake

Nutrition facts per serving (14 slices)

Calories: 190

Total Fat: 1.5 g(2%)

Saturated Fat: 0 g(0%)

Cholesterol: 60 mg(20%)

Sodium: 60 mg(3%)

Total Carbohydrate: 42 g(14%)

Protein: 4 g

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