Plum Coffeecake Recipe

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Plum Coffeecake

Cindy Bohn

By
@cmbohn

Made from fresh plums, great stuff.


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Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

55 Min

Ingredients

CRUMB TOPPING

1/2 c
butter or margarine
1 c
flour
1/4 c
sugar
1 Tbsp
lemon peel, grated

COFFEECAKE

8
medium sized plums, or 20 small plums
1 c
butter, softened
1 c
sugar
1 1/4 c
flour
2 tsp
baking powder
2 tsp
lemon peel, grated
1/4 tsp
salt
4
eggs
heavy cream

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Prepare Crumb Topping and set aside.

Crumb Topping:
In a small saucepan, melt butter. Remove from heat and add 1 c. flour, 1/4 c. sugar, and 1 Tb. grated lemon peel to form a soft dough.

Can use 2/3 c. flour and 3 Tb. oats instead.
2
Slice plums if large or halve them if small; set aside.
3
Preheat oven to 325. Grease and flour 13x9 pan.
4
In large bowl, beat butter and sugar. Add flour, baking powder, salt, lemon peel, and eggs. Beat until smooth. Spread batter evenly in pan; top with plumbs. Pinch small pieces of crumb topping and sprinkle on top of plums.
5
Bake 50 to 60 minutes or until top is golden and cake tests done. Serve warm with cream.

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