Sharing the recipe for a Simple Plum Cake from my consolidated Recipe Book A COLLECTION OF SIMPLE ANGLO-a NDIAN RECIPES. Try it today.
Simple Plum Cake
300 gm flour or maida;
250 gm butter;
250 gm powdered sugar;
3 eggs (whites beaten well separately);
1 tsp baking powder;
2 teaspoons chopped orange or lemon peel;
100 gm black currants chopped;
2 tbsp date syrup (for colour);
2 cloves and 2 small pieces of cinnamon powdered;
1 tsp vanilla essence;
¼ tsp salt.
Method: Sift the flour, baking powder and salt together. Dust the orange/ lemon peel and chopped black currants with a little flour. Cream the butter and sugar well. Add the egg yolks, date syrup, cinnamon and clove powder and vanilla essence and mix well. Add the orange/ lemon peel and black currants. Slowly add the egg whites and flour and fold in well. If the mixture is too thick, add a little milk. Pour into a greased and papered baking tin or dish and bake in a slow oven for about 40 to 45 minutes. Remove from the oven when done and set aside to cool.