Plum cake

Lovely Italian Prune Plums season!!!




2 cups flour
1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
3  large egg yolks
1/2 cup sugar
8 oz  unsalted butter 
21 italian prune plums 
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
2 tablespoons  powdered sugar

For the crumble topping:

8 tablespoons unsalted butter (4 oz)
1 cup flour
1/2 cup sugar


Sift the flour with the baking powder, add the chopped cold butter into pieces and carefully chop .Add the egg yolks, sugar, knead until the dough will form the shape of ball.

Meanwhile, prepare the crumble topping. Mix all ingredients in a bowl, with hands until you get a crumble. Set aside.

Preheat the oven to 356 ° F. Place the dough on prepared a baking pan size 13 in x 9 in (lined with baking paper), carefully shape  the bottom of the cake. Arrange the plums (halved and pitted), cut side up. Sprinkle with cinnamon and powdered sugar. Scatter the crumble over plums.

Bake at 356 ° C for about 50 minutes or until golden brown dough. Remove, let cool.


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