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plum almond cake topped with whipped cream
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Plum Almond Cake

Thinly sliced fresh plum top this incredibly moist and flavorful cake. This Plum Almond Cake is not only easy to make, but it's a gorgeous dessert.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 9 servings
Calories 225kcal

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 3/4 cup flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 cup almond meal
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg freshly grated
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons lemon zest
  • 4 plums thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoons sugar

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375°F. Butter an 8 x 8 baking pan and set aside.
  • In a medium bowl, cream butter and sugar together. Add eggs one at a time, then almond extract and mix on medium for a couple minutes.
  • In a small bowl, combine flour, baking powder, almond meal, salt, nutmeg, cinnamon and zest. Add the dry mixture to the wet mixture and mix into a batter. Pour into the prepared pan and arrange plum slices on top of the batter in a decorative fashion. Sprinkle with lemon juice and dust with the sugar.
  • Bake 30-35 minutes or until sides begin to pull away and cake is golden brown. Cool and serve. It is also delicious with whipped cream or ice cream.

Nutrition

Calories: 225kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 63mg | Sodium: 169mg | Potassium: 127mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 469IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 42mg | Iron: 1mg