Tuesday, December 20, 2011

PFLAUMEN KUCHEN

PFLAUMEN KUCHEN (GERMAN BLUE PLUM
CAKE)

1/4 lb. butter
2 eggs
1/2 tsp. salt
1 tsp. vanilla essence
3/4 c. sugar
1 1/2 c. flour
1 tsp. baking powder
1/4 c. milk (or more)
2 1/2 to 3 lb. sm. Italian plums, depending on size of pan
About 1 c. chopped nuts (almonds work well).
Cinnamon sugar to sprinkle

Cream butter and sugar. Mix well the eggs, flour, salt, baking powder, vanilla, and milk. Grease a jelly roll pan and preheat oven to 375 degrees.
Spread dough on pan. Halve, pit and wash plums. Lay plums on dough with cut side up and touching one another. Sprinkle plums with sugar and cinnamon. Then dot each plum with a little piece of butter. Sprinkle nuts over the plums. Bake at 375 degrees for 30 minutes.

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