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Plum and Vanilla Cake



12 portion(s)


  • 180 g unsalted butter cubed
  • 250 g castor sugar
  • 3 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 190 g SR flour
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 500 g Fresh Plums, halved or quartered


  • 90 g plain flour
  • 100 g unsalted butter cubed
  • 90 g castor sugar
  • 6
    1h 0min
    Preparation 10min
  • 7
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    • Appliance TM 5 image
      Recipe is created for
      TM 5
      Please note that the TM5 mixing bowl has a larger capacity than the TM31 (capacity of 2.2 liters instead of 2.0 liters for TM 31). Recipes for the Thermomix TM5 may not be cooked with a Thermomix TM31 for safety reasons without adjusting the quantities. Risk of scalding by spraying of hot liquids: Do not exceed the maximum filling quantity and observe the filling level markings of the mixing bowl!

Recipe's preparation

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 deg C. Place all the topping ingredients in TM Bowl for 1 minute .  Remove and set aside.

    Withoug washing the bowl cream the butter and sugar on speed 4 for 1 minute. Then add eggs, one at a time, takes about 20 seonds on Speed 4 until combined.  Scrape down the bowl.  Add the flour and the vanilla and mix for 40 seconds on speed 4. Pour into a greased round springform tin, smooth out with spatula and arrange plums on top, cut side up. Sprinkle topping over the plums and bake for 50 seconds or until golden.  Allow to cool in the tin.  Serve with cream or custard.


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  • Absolutely delicious!!! ...

    Submitted by esther_b on 13. January 2021 - 04:10.

    Absolutely delicious!!! Smile
    I used plums and nectarines and worked out really well. I baked it for 75-80 min.
    Thank you for sharing - great way to use up over-ripe fruit!

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  • Love this recipe but will use less sugar next time...

    Submitted by anneliem on 8. January 2019 - 16:54.

    Love this recipe but will use less sugar next time I make it as it was a little sweet for me.

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