Fluffy plum streusel cake

Based on 46 ratings

Mengting

Founder at Kitchen Stories

www.kitchenstories.com

Difficulty

Easy 👌
30
min.
Preparation
60
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-12+
1½ kg plums
475 g butter (divided)
600 g sugar (divided)
850 g all-purpose flour (divided)
eggs
10 g baking powder
8 g vanilla sugar
confectioner’s sugar for serving
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • oven
  • cutting board
  • knife
  • stand mixer or hand mixer with beaters
  • baking sheet
  • parchment paper
  • spatula
  • large bowl

Nutrition per serving

Cal
869
Protein
11 g
Fat
39 g
Carb
116 g
  • Step 1/5

    Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F. Halve plums and remove pits.
    • 1½ kg plums
    • oven
    • cutting board
    • knife

    Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F. Halve plums and remove pits.

  • Step 2/5

    Add part of the butter and part of the sugar to a stand mixer and beat until light and fluffy. Add eggs and beat until well incorporated. Add part of the flour and baking powder. Beat until a smooth dough has formed.
    • 225 g butter
    • 350 g sugar
    • eggs
    • 350 g flour
    • 8 g baking powder
    • stand mixer or hand mixer with beaters

    Add part of the butter and part of the sugar to a stand mixer and beat until light and fluffy. Add eggs and beat until well incorporated. Add part of the flour and baking powder. Beat until a smooth dough has formed.

  • Step 3/5

    Transfer dough onto a lined baking sheet, spreading it out evenly to create a smooth surface.
    • baking sheet
    • parchment paper
    • spatula

    Transfer dough onto a lined baking sheet, spreading it out evenly to create a smooth surface.

  • Step 4/5

    In a large bowl, mix remaining butter, sugar, flour, and vanilla sugar into coarse crumbles with your fingers.
    • 250 g butter
    • 250 g sugar
    • 500 g flour
    • 10 g vanilla sugar
    • large bowl

    In a large bowl, mix remaining butter, sugar, flour, and vanilla sugar into coarse crumbles with your fingers.

  • Step 5/5

    Arrange plum halves on the dough in overlapping rows, cut side facing up. Sprinkle a thick layer of crumbles on top of the cake and bake in preheated oven at 180°C/350°F for approx. 1 h. Dust with confectioner’s sugar before serving and enjoy with whipped cream or vanilla ice cream, if desired.
    • confectioner’s sugar for serving

    Arrange plum halves on the dough in overlapping rows, cut side facing up. Sprinkle a thick layer of crumbles on top of the cake and bake in preheated oven at 180°C/350°F for approx. 1 h. Dust with confectioner’s sugar before serving and enjoy with whipped cream or vanilla ice cream, if desired.