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This recipe for PLUM TORTE, by , is from Nisqually & Grays Harbor Potluck Cook Book, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Jean Takakawa
Added: Tuesday, February 27, 2007


1/2 c. butter
3/4 c. sugar
1 c. flour, sifted
1 tsp. baking powder
2 eggs
pinch of sat
24 halves pitted purple plums
lemon juice
1 tsp. cinnamon for topping

Cream sugar and butter; add flour, baking powder, eggs and salt; beat well. Spoon batter into spring-form pan - 8, 9, or 10" pan. Place plums, skin side up on top of batter. Sprinkle lightly with sugar and lemon juice and cinnamon. Bake 1 hr. in 350 oven. Remove and serve with ice cream. If desired, freeze; then defrost & reheat briefly at 300.
VARIATION: For apple torte: follow directions for plums, but peel 2 or 3 apples & arrange over batter. Sprinkle generously with cinnamon, 1 tbsp. lemon juice and 1 tbsp. sugar. Bake and serve as with plums.




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