Plum Cake

In Sicily, the month of September brings a delicious variety of plums: the dark blue plum. This variety is used to make prunes.

I used some fresh plum form my uncle’s tree to make this delicious, moist cake.

  • DifficultyEasy
  • CostCheap
  • Preparation time15 Minutes
  • Cooking time50 Minutes
  • Servingserves 6 people
  • Cooking methodOven
  • CuisineInternational


  • 200vanilla yogurt
  • 200 gwhite spelt flour (or type 0 white flour)
  • 150 glight muscovado brown sugar
  • 100 mlsunflower oil (cold pressed)
  • 70 gcornstarch
  • 10 gbaking powder
  • 3eggs
  • 2blue plums


  1. – put the eggs and the sugar into a bowl;

    – whisk them together till you get a frothy cream;

    – add the yogurt and mix well;

    – sift the flours, the cornstarch and the baking powder onto it and mix well till they get completely absorbed;

    – add the oil and mix well till it gets absorbed completely;

    – pour the mixture onto a plum cake baking tray;

    – slice the plums into wedges and put them onto the cake;

    – bake at 170 degrees for about 50 minutes;

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