Plum Pudding Cake
This old-fashioned dessert has a sweet cake layer on top and a juicy plum pudding filling beneath! It's simple to make and a great recipe for your extra plums!
1 cup all-purpose or cake flour
3/4 cup sugar
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup milk
3 tablespoons oil
2 cups washed and halved plums (pits removed, too!)
1 cup brown sugar
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 cup boiling water
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a medium bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt.
2. Beat in the milk and oil. Spread mixture in an ungreased 8x8-inch baking dish. Layer the halved plums on top.
3. Whisk together the brown sugar and cinnamon and sprinkle over the plum-topped batter. Pour the boiling water over everything!
4. Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour, until cake is browned on top. (The top layer should test done with a fork with only a few crumbs, if you're unsure.)
Serve warm or cold. Perfect with ice cream or all by itself! :)
This recipe is a family favorite from my friend Leona. Read more of my notes about this recipe for plum pudding cake here!
Easy and delicious, this is the perfect Autumn or holiday dessert!