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This easy-to-make rustic plum cake is perfect for any occasion. When selecting plums for this recipe, pick up a selection of  plums in different colours, from reds to purple-black or black-blue. For an extra colour burst, add lemon plums to the mix.  Using an assortment of plums gives this dish extra eye appeal.  Make it a bit more decadent by serving it with vanilla ice-cream or thick yoghurt.

Plum Cake
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  • 4-5 Plums from Chile, depending on the size
  • ½ cup butter, room temperature
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 ½ cups all purpose flour
  • 1 ¼ sour cream
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder


  1. Preheat oven at 350°F. Line 9x13 inch pan with parchment.
  2. Slice plums into thin slices and remove/discard pits. Set aside.
  3. In a mixer, or using a hand-held blender combine butter with sugar. Add eggs and vanilla.
  4. Add half of the flour, then half of the sour cream. Mix to combine.
  5. Add remaining flour, baking soda and powder. Mix to combine. Add remaining sour cream.
  6. Pour into prepared pan.
  7. Layer the plums and bake for 45-50 minutes until toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean.
  8. Serve warm or room temperature. Store in airtight container for up to 3 days.




Source FruitsfromChile.com

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