Plum crumble cake

Preparation time:
15 mins
Cooking time:
60 mins

Ingredients checklist


Step 1

Preheat the oven to 160°C

Step 2

In a mixing bowl, cream together the 175g unsalted butter and 200g caster sugar until light and fluffy. Add in the eggs, followed by the 200g plain flour and baking powder and mix until a thick, smooth batter is achieved

Step 3

Pour the batter into a cake tin (25cm cake tin, deep; lined with parchment) and spread evenly. Then, arrange the plum segments in a layer on top. Clean out the mixing bowl to use for the crumble topping

Step 4

Rub the 75g unsalted butter and 100g plain flour between your fingertips until a crumb consistency is achieved, then work in the light brown sugar. Scatter the crumble over the top of the plums in an even fashion then place the cake in the oven for 1 hour, checking and rotating after 45 minutes

Step 5

Allow to cool before removing from the tin, dusting with icing sugar (optional) and serve as it is or enjoy as a dessert with custard, cream or ice cream

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