Worcestershire Plum Cake
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This is very simple, tasty and is a great way to use up a glut of plums!
Recipe type: Cakes and Bakes
Cuisine: English
Serves: 12
  • 225g self-raising flour
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 100g unsalted butter
  • 50g sultanas
  • 50g demerara sugar plus 2 tbsp for sprinkling
  • 2 large eggs
  • 4 tbsp golden syrup
  • 275g plums, stoned and chopped
  1. Preheat oven to 160C/325F/Gas 3.
  2. Grease and line an 8 inch square baking tin.
  3. Rub the flour, half the cinnamon and the butter together.
  4. Add the sultanas and 50g (2oz) demerara sugar and stir.
  5. Beat eggs and syrup together in a separate bowl, add plums, then stir into flour mixture.
  6. Transfer to tin and level surface.
  7. Mix rest of brown sugar and cinnamon and sprinkle over top of cake mixture.
  8. Cook in centre of oven for 45-50 mins and then test. It should be risen and just firm to the touch when cooked. (It took an hour for my cake to cook)
  9. Cut into squares to eat.
Recipe by Jo's Kitchen at https://joskitchen.co.uk/plenty-of-plums/