How to make Plum Cake -

The rich dark colour, the fabulous aroma and the delicious taste of plums – this cake is an all-time classic and for all the right reasons. This recipe is so simple you can bake them all year long – not just on Christmas.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Refined flour, Brown sugar (ब्राउन शुगर)

Cuisine : British

Course : Desserts

Plum Cake

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British cuisine has always been a multicultural - a pot pourri of eclectic styles.  However Britain's culinary expertise is not new! In the past British cooking was amongst the best in the world.  Traditional British cuisine is substantial, yet simple and wholesome. 
British cuisine today has a variety that wipes off the image of grey boiled meat.   In London especially, one can not only experiment with the best of British, but the best of the world as there are many distinct ethnic cuisines to sample, Chinese, Indian, Italian and Greek restaurants are amongst the most popular.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Plum Cake Recipe

  • Refined flour 1 cup

  • Brown sugar chopped 3 tablespoons

  • Baking powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Walnuts chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Butter softened 1/2 cup

  • Brown sugar 1 cup

  • Vanilla essence a few drops

  • Eggs 3

  • Lemon zest 1 teaspoon


Step 1

Preheat the oven to 160° C. Grease a Wonderchef Pop Round Cake Pan. Sieve the flour along with baking powder into a bowl. Add the walnuts and raisins and mix.

Step 2

Cream the butter and brown sugar with the vanilla essence in another bowl. Add the eggs and lemon zest, mixing continuously. Fold in sieved flour and mix.

Step 3

Pour the cake batter into the greased Wonderchef Pop Round Cake Pan and bake in the preheated oven for fifteen to twenty minutes. Remove from oven and turn onto a rack to cool.

Step 4

Slice and serve.

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