Poppy Seed Plum Cake
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This cake makes use of gorgeous summer ripe plums. It is easy to put together, looks quite beautiful and tastes super yummy. It is only slightly sweet and has a great fruity flavour that goes great with the poppy seeds.
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- 1hr 30mins
Poppy Seeds Filling Mix
- 62 g ground poppy seeds
- 30 ml hot milk
- 1⁄2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 12 g butter, softened
- 25 g sugar
- 140 g butter, softened
- 80 g sugar
- 1⁄4 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 pinch salt
- 3 eggs
- 250 g flour
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 400 g plums, quartered (about 6 medium ones)
- To make the poppy seed filling place ground poppy seeds in a bowl and add the hot milk and vanilla extract. Allow to steep for 15 minutes, then add the butter and sugar. Mix well and set aside.
- For the cake batter cream butter and sugar in a big bowl for 6 minutes. Add vanilla extract and salt.
- Beat in each egg separately for 30 seconds.
- Then fold in the poppy seed filling mix.
- In a second bowl combine flour and baking powder. Add this to the butter mixture and stir to combine using a wooden spoon.
- Spread batter in a paper-lined or greased springform pan (26 cm/10 in in diameter).
- Stick the plum quarters into the dough arranging them in circles on the batter.
- Bake in the preheated oven at 180°C/350°F for 65 minutes or until tester inserted in the centre comes out clean.
- Allow to cool in the pan for 10 minutes, then remove to a wire rack to cool completely or serve at room temperature.
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Followed your recipe right on down & was extremely pleased with the beautiful cake that came out of the oven ~ Wished I had a camera to take a picture, but unfortunately I don't have one! This cake was shared with my son & DIL, & we all agreed that the combo of poppy seeds & great tasting plums made for a delightful dessert, & it's one I'll be making again, for sure! Thanks for sharing the recipe! [Tagged & made in Please Review My Recipe]Reply