Gently push the plums into the batter, but not too much. The cake is wonderful served warm, plain or with ice cream, … I followed the recipe, except for the Italian plums. I was fortunate to find this wonderful cake through a very complementary comment from an acquaintance who lives in Roma, Italy, and since I am Italian and live in Tuscany it did inspire me to try this “Italian Classic”, and it is delicious. I had some dark plums from our neighbour’s orchard, and some local almond flour, and it being Sunday, a relaxing day to make a cake. They all contain different fat contents, and you might have thrown off the delicate chemistry, found in all baked goods, by the swap outs. Plum and almond torte 125g shortcrust pastry 125g english butter 125g caster sugar 1 egg separated plus 1 egg yolk 25g ground almonds 2.5ml of almond flavouring 125g self raising flour 30ml lemon juice 30ml milk 90ml plum jam 25g flaked almonds Melt the butter in a small bowl. In the back of my mind I thought how good it would likely be with plums. I was invited to cook for one of my yoga teachers Will Wheeler at a beautiful place called Maison de la Vaure in the Bordeaux/Cognanc region of south west France. Hello, Colin. I loved this recipe though I mistakenly imagined the plums were supposed to be sliced! It was not mixed like the pictures. So, I kept my fingers crossed for finding the ingredients I wanted to enable me to serve the menu I had carefully planned in advance. Thrilled to hear that the entire family is smitten, Marren! Beat in the eggs, then add the almond flour, stirring just to combine. I probably should have let it cool for more than 20 minutes before taking it out of the pan, because it did break a bit when I removed it. Any type of plum … The topping adds a great additional crunchy texture and would be better showcased with a wider pan. This is my absolute fav cake – though I live in Hong Kong, so always make with blueberries. (see notes) In a medium bowl, whisk together the almond flour, brown rice flour, ½ tsp cinnamon, baking powder, and … Hi Ariel, Sorry your plums did not cooperate. https://www.prouditaliancook.com/2016/08/plum-almond-cake.html Save Recipe Print Almond Plum Tart Makes 1 (10-inch) tart Ingredients 10 tablespoons (140 grams) unsalted butter, softened ½ cup (60 grams) confectioners’ sugar 1 large egg […] 8. 1/2 cup sunflower or vegetable oil, plus more for greasing. We enjoyed it this evening with a glass of Chianti, and send our compliments to Domenica Marchetti and the people at Culinaria. Stir in flour, almonds, orange zest and baking powder. Set a net carbohydrate goal and search and log over 1 million foods and recipes. So soft and warm. In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment (or by hand in a bowl, with a spatula), beat the butter, sugar, and lemon zest until light and fluffy, about 3 minutes on medium-high speed. Cream the sugar and butter in a bowl. Grease and line the base of a 9 inch spring form cake tin with parchment paper and grease the sides. I had to sub gluten free flour mix and I roasted the plums first to draw out some of the moisture. Looks great! But if you have successfully substituted regular flour for 100% almond flour in other cake recipes then it’s certainly worth a try. Add the almond milk and blend well. For more flavour I macerated the plums for 1 hour in a bit of rum, lemon juice, zest, cinnamon and sugar. Addictively delicious. 1/4 tsp. I’d hate for the cake to take on that extra liquid and have the consistency be a little off. The plums all squashed, the juices ran out and it was impossible to get proper plum halves into the batter. Plum-Almond Cake . Cooked well throughout (I did use foil to cover the edges a bit). The cake was delicious and baked just fine however. And I envy you that glut of plums. Melt the butter in a small saucepan, till it starts to go golden brown. 1 egg. Add all ingredients to a bowl and work the mixture with a fork until it reaches dough-like consistency. We live in southern Turkey, where we get a plum glut every autumn. It is my very favorite simple summery cake that’s good any time of day. Looking forward to hearing what recipe from the site you try next…. It’s one of my favorites, too, and I can imagine how delicious it must be with those local plums and almond flour. Ingredients. My kids call it the blueberry muffin cake. I used a combination of red and black plums and found that the ripe ones were easier to pit but that the skin easily separated from the flesh and the flesh ended up being smooshed. Always. The slightly unripe plums were easier to halve because they were firmer but getting the pit out of them required a knife and the end result wasn’t very pretty. Plums are currently in season, and they are one of my favourite fruits to bake with. Gourmet Cookbook in 2004 use foil to cover the edges a bit of rum, lemon,... 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