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Plum Crumble Cake



16 piece(s)


  • 300 g flour, Soft flour, bakers flour
  • 100 g sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 200 g unsalted butter


  • 600 g Sugar plums or apples, Fruit of your choice really
  • 20 g unsalted butter
  • 15 g raw sugar
  • 1 Tonka bean


  • 80 g flour
  • 50 g sugar
  • 50 g Unsalted cold butter
  • 6
    2h 0min
    Preparation 1h 0min
  • 7
  • 8
    • 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. Put all ingredients into

    15-20 seconds on speed 5.

    Now fill the crumble into a bowl and store in fridge.
  2. Dough:

    Put all ingredients into

    Mix for 40 seconds on speed 5. scrape down dough from sides of if need be.

    Now store dough in fridge.
  3. Filling:

    Put tonka bean into . 6seconds speed 10. Scrape down all piece.

    Wash and half the plums carefully. Take out the stones and put into .

    2-4 seconds on speed 5. Be careful, as the plums become mushy pretty quickly. If that happens don't worry. Use the "mush" and just add 200g extra quartered plums later.

    Now add all remaining ingredients for the filling and 6min speed 1 60 degrees.
  4. Baking dish preparation:

    Heat up the oven to 190 degrees, upper and lower heat.

    Take the dough out of the fridge. Mould the dough into a ca. 31cm round baking tin. The dough will need to cover the base and up the sides.

    Now fill in your hot filling. If it is too mushy, just add the 200g of extra quartered plums on top. If not, leave those off or add them anyway. I like them on. tmrc_emoticons.-)
    If your filling mix is too watery, just drain some of the liquid off before adding it. The mix is suppose to be mushy, not watery. All depending on the water content of your fruit.

    If you like sprinkle ca 30g of jam sugar over the filling and plums. It gives a lovely caramelised topping. But it is not nessessary.

    Tidy up the surface and now sprinkle the crumble over the top.

    Bake in the middle of the oven for 45 minutes to an hour. Depending on your oven.

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If you're using a fruit with a high water content you might have to drain some of the liquid off, before filling it.

If you like you can add a milled tonka bean or cinnamon to the crumble.

I used my home made tonka bean powdered sugar.

This is a German recipe from Ykerz, which I adapted to suit my taste.

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  • I make this often but use Apples....

    Submitted by JodiFitz on 4. September 2021 - 16:09.

    I make this often but use Apples.
    It's the best recipe.
    Thanks so much.

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  • Delicious cake a must to try

    Submitted by Nadine.thermomix on 7. March 2017 - 22:36.

    Delicious cake a must to try

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