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Polish Plum Cake

Preparing time: 15 min
Bake time: 60 min
Ingredients
Method
1 tsp unsalted butter
Line the round tin with baking paper Butter the bottom and walls
Preheat the oven to 180ºC, gas mark 6.
Line a round cake tin with baking paper and butter the bottom and the walls.
900 g ripe plums as Damson Plums, Italian Prune Plums, Hungarian Plums
Remove the stones from the plums.
200 g unsalted butter
180 g icing sugar
Butter and icing sugar mix
Put the butter and icing sugar in a bowl of the standing mixer equipped with the paddle attachment. Beat until the mixture is fluffy. 
4 eggs
1 tsp vanilla extract

One egg at a time

Lower the speed. Break each egg into a small bowl and pour into batter, one egg at a time. Pour the vanilla extract.
250 g flour 
1 tsp baking powder
Flour and baking powder
Combine the flour and baking powder and sieve them. Add both to the mixture, spoon by spoon until you get smooth, shiny and well-mixed batter.
BatterSpread the batter evenly
Pour the batter into the round cake tin and spread evenly. 
Push the plums into the batter crowding them in the tinThe plums crowded in the tin
Push the plums into the batter crowding them in the tin.
 
Bake in the oven for 1 hour, or until a toothpick comes out clean when inserted into the centre of the cake. 
Baked plum cakeSprinkle with the icing sugar
Leave to cool at least one hour then sprinkle with icing sugar before serving in slices.

The Plum CakeThe Plum Cake called Placek ze sliwkamiThe Plum Cake called Placek ze sliwkami

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