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Italian Plum Cake

July 31, 2010
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Author Notes

This is my fathers favorite cake. An old friend of our family used to make it for him, however, since she moved away, it has been difficult to find this cake. However, after a long search, last year we were able to have this cake for his birthday! —slulibby

  • Makes jelly roll pan cake
  • 1/3 cup softened butter
  • 3/4 cup white sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 1/4 cups flour
  • 1/4 cup almond flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 3 pounds small Italian plums
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
In This Recipe
  1. Heat oven to 375 F. Cream 1/3 cup softened butter and white sugar. Mix in eggs, vanilla, almond extract, flour, almond flour, baking powder, salt and milk.
  2. Grease a jelly roll pan & spread dough over pan.
  3. Slice and pit plums. Place them on top of the dough, cut side up slightly overlapping each other.
  4. Sprinkle plums with brown sugar and cinnamon. Then drizzle with butter. Bake for 30 minutes.
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