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Polish Plum Cake Recipe - Placek z Sliwkami

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Polish Plum Cake Recipe - Placek z Sliwkami
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This quick and easy recipe for Polish Plum Cake makes good use of an abundance of fresh fruit (plums, nectarines, peaches, apples) or it can be made with canned fruit.

SHORTCUT: Use 2 (14-ounce) cans whole purple plums, drained, pitted and halved.

Makes 12 servings of Polish Plum Cake

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 40 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour


  • 2 1/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 + 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) soft butter + 3 tablespoons cold butter, cut into pieces
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 2 large eggs
  • 40 fresh any variety plums, pitted and halved
  • 1/4 teaspoon cloves


  1. Lightly coat a 13"x9" pan with cooking spray. Heat oven to 350 degrees. In large bowl, combine flour, baking powder, salt and 3/4 cup sugar. Add 1/2 cup softened butter, milk and eggs. Beat at medium speed 4 minutes.

  2. Pour batter into prepared pan. Place plums on top, cut side up, pushing down slightly into batter.

  3. Cut remaining 1/4 cup sugar and cloves into 3 tablespoons cold butter and sprinkle over plums. Bake about 40 minutes or until a toothpick tests clean.

  4. Let the cake cool in the pan so the plum juices will be reabsorbed to create a moist cake. Sprinkle with confectioners' sugar, if desired, and cut into 12 squares.
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 1 out of 5
Dry As Dirt, Member SaraBelle1986

I followed this recipe to a ""T"". Absolutely AWFUL. Sure, it looks beautiful in the picture, and it even looked scrumptious once I removed it from the oven, but it was extremely dry. This is not a moist cake at all. I was so disappointed with this recipe.

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