Plum Kuchen

READY IN: 1hr 5mins
Recipe by GaylaJ

Luscious coffeecake adapted from Squalicum Lake Cottage Bed and Breakfast in Bellingham, WA. The recipe was published in a lovely cookbook, Northwest Mornings, given to me in a zaar swap by my good friend Lulu B.

Top Review by Cook In Southwest

This was quite easy and quick to prepare. I have to admit that the crust was dry. Did I overcook it? I don't think so, as it was a nice golden brown. However, maybe I did. It was tasty for sure, but mine needed some sauce or something to soften up the crust.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Mix flour, 1 tablespoon sugar and baking powder together.
  3. Cut in butter until mixture looks like coarse crumbs; add 2 tablespoons heavy cream and 1 egg.
  4. Press in bottom of 9-inch square pan or pie pan and arrange plums on top.
  5. Bake for 25-30 minutes.
  6. While this is baking, in a bowl combine heavy cream, sugar, egg and vanilla, using a whisk to beat together well.
  7. Pour mixture over plums and bake an additional 20-30 minutes, until custard is set.
  8. Serve warm or cool.
  9. Store in refrigerator.

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