Kate’s Plum Torte

December 28, 2012

Author: Lauren Gordon




1/4 lb (1 stick) butter, softened

3/4 cup plus 1 Tbsp sugar

1 cup unbleached flour

1 tsp baking powder

2 eggs

pinch of salt

6-8 plums, or apples, or fruit, sliced or split in half

1tsp cinnamon or more, to taste


Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Cream butter and 3/4 cup sugar. Add flour, baking powder, eggs and salt and mix well. Spoon batter into an ungreased 9″ or 10″ springform pan. Cover the batter with fruit. Mix the cinnamon with the remained sugar and sprinkle over the top. Bake 40-50 minutes until a cake tester inserted in the center comes out clean. Remove and let cool.