Plum Coffeecake

Plum Coffeecake Recipe

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Cindy Bohn


Made from fresh plums, great stuff.


★★★★★ 1 vote

20 Min
55 Min



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

  • 8
    medium sized plums, or 20 small plums
  • 1 c
    butter, softened
  • 1 c
  • 1 1/4 c
  • 2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 2 tsp
    lemon peel, grated
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 4
  • ·
    heavy cream

How to Make Plum Coffeecake


  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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