Pflaumenkuchen (plum cake)
Plum German Cakes
Last updated 6/12/2012 12:50:42 AM. Recipe ID 12150. Report a problem with this recipe.
Title: Pflaumenkuchen (plum cake)
Categories: German, Ethnic
Yield: 16 Servings
4 c Flour
3 Sticks butter or marg.
1 c Sugar
1 ts Salt
4 Egg yolks (save whites)
1 tb Vanilla
3 lb Purple plums (the little
Apricot or peach jam
make a dough from the first 6 ingredients, press into cookie sheet
with your fingers, forming a rim. Spread thin layer of peach or
apricot jam on top of dough. Now put your plums (which have been
quartered) in rows on the dough. Beat egg whites slightly and brush
over plums, sprinkle two TBL of flour over egg whites. Bake at 375
degrees for 40 minutes. If too sour shake some powdered sugar on top.
This can also be made in the winter substituting apples for the plums.
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