Viennese Plum Cake

The cake is moist and tender with a streusel-like topping and is also good made with blueberries.

Viennese Plum Cake

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • ½

    cup butter, softened

  • ½

    cup plus 1 tablespoon sugar, divided

  • 2

    eggs

  • 1

    teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1

    cup all-purpose flour

  • 1

    teaspoon baking powder

  • ¼

    teaspoon salt

  • 3

    cups sliced fresh plums (about 1-¾ pounds)

  • ¼

    teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • TOPPING:

  • ½

    cup all-purpose flour

  • ¼

    cup sugar

  • ¼

    cup cold butter, cubed

  • 3

    tablespoons chopped walnuts, optional

Directions

•In a large bowl, cream butter and 1/2 cup sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in vanilla. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt; add to creamed mixture and mix well. • Transfer to a greased 9-in. square baking dish. Top with plums. Combine cinnamon and remaining sugar; sprinkle over plums. • For topping, in a small bowl, combine flour and sugar; cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in walnuts if desired. Sprinkle over top. • Bake at 350° for 50-55 minutes or until topping is golden brown and plums are tender. Cool on a wire rack.


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