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German Plum cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Peggy Wynn

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
This is an old recipe which calls for using weights instead of measurements.

YOU WILL NEED A KITCHEN SCALE

This is from a professional chef and the bakers still do this today.
3 eggs
sugar
flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 stick of butter
plums
cinnamon

Directions:
Directions:
Weight 3 eggs, then break them into a mixing bowl; add the same weight of sugar and beat this into the eggs until light and fluffy.

Weight the equivalent weight in flour. Stir 2 teaspoons of baking powder into the flour.

Stir the flour mixture into 1 stick of melted better, then add the egg mixture.

Pour into a greased 9 x 13 inch pan, Cut plums in half and lay halves on top of the mixture, with the cut sides facing up, sprinkle with sugar and cinnamon.

Bake at 350 degrees until toothpick come out clean.

This recipe may be halved or doubled; you can also use other fruits, such as peaches, apples or even mixed fruit.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Nana made this when I was a child, I got this recipe from a chef at an Old World Trade Show we were working.

 

 

 

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