Spicy Italian Plum Cake

Recipe by Outta Here
READY IN: 1hr 40mins




  • Place plums in large saucepan with about 1 inch of water. Bring to boil, reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes, or until soft. Drain and cool.
  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Butter and flour a 10-inch bundt pan (or tube pan).
  • In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar together until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs, one at a time, and continue beating until mixture is very light in color.
  • Sift flour with spices and soda. Add to butter mixture in thirds, alternating with the milk. Beat just until ingredients are incorporated.
  • Stir in plums and walnuts. Pour batter into pan and bake 1 hour, or until cake begins to pull away from sides of pan. Let cool in pan 5 minutes. Turn out onto wire rack and cool completely before frosting.
  • For frosting:.
  • Cream butter. Add powdered sugar and cocoa gradually, stirring until well blended. Stir in salt.
  • Stir in coffee, a little at a time. Add just enough to make the frosting a spreadable consistency. Beat until fluffy and add vanilla. Frost cake.