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Plum & hazelnut cake

6 yr, 7 m ago in Recipes
Comments | Tags: UK, seasonal, cake


Served warm with a dollop of mascarpone cheese or crème fraiche this makes a fine pudding



  • 450g plums stoned and quartered,
  • 100g unsalted butter,
  • 75g soft light brown sugar or golden caster sugar,
  • 2 eggs,
  • 175g self raising flour,
  • 50g ground hazelnuts or almonds,
  • 50g chopped hazelnuts,
  • icing sugar for dusting


Pre-heat the oven to 180c and grease and line a 20cm cake tin. Cream the butter and sugar together until pale and beat in the eggs one at a time. Fold in the flour and ground nuts followed by the plums and scrape out into the tin. Sprinkle the nuts over the top and bake for 45 minutes. Allow to cool for a while to firm up before removing from the tin and dust with icing sugar.

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