Buttermilk-Plum Cake

Buttermilk-Plum Cake

A nice little cake from my stash of backup posts which you might want to bookmark for next fall.

Buttermilk-Plum Cake

Adapted from Super Natural Every Day by Heidi Swanson


2 1/2 cups whole wheat flour
1 Tbsp baking powder
4 Tbsp brown sugar
dash of salt
2 eggs
1 1/2 cups buttermilk
1/4 cup butter, melted and slightly cooled
zest of 2 lemons
1 pound plums, pitted and cut into qualters
3 Tbsp raw sugar


Preheat the oven to 200°C. Line a 28-cm cake pan with parchment paper. Whisk together flour, baking powder, sugar and salt. In a seperate bowl mix together the eggs, buttermilk, butter and lemon zest. Add the buttermilk mixture to the flower mixture and mix until just combined. Transfer the dough to the cake pan. Place the plums on top of the dough and sprinkle with the raw sugar. Bake for about 20-25 minutes until a toothpick comes out clean.