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Upside-down Plum Cake

Despite the tropical weather, it calendar says that the summer is almost over so let’s use the fruits of our gardens 🙂 What about a tasty upside-down plum cake a la tarte tatin? We will need: Cake batter: 100 g (2/3 cups) of all purpose cake ,100 g (almost 1 stick) of butter,100 g (1 cup) of caster sugar,1 tspn of vanilla extract,1/2 tspn of cinnamon,1 tspn of baking powder,2 eggs,2 TBSP of milk. Fruit batter: 400 g washed and halved plums,30 g (3 TBSP) of cane sugar, 30 g (2 big TBSP) of butter,2 TBSP of plum jam. I do not recommend using bigger than 25 cm/10 inches pan, as I did it and the cake batter turned out to be too thin, METHOD: 1. Preheat the oven at 180°C/356°F. Cut the circle from the parchment paper that is a slightly bigger than your pan. Line the pan with the parchment paper circle, butter it and butter the sides of the pan as well.   2. Jam batter: Mix the butter, with cane sugar and the plum jam. Spread… Read more “Upside-down Plum Cake”

Eggnog-Rum Marble Bundt Cake #BundtBakers

After what seems like eternity I am back to baking and I hope there will be no further such long break. Now, before Christmas, I think I could not have chosen a better recipe than this delicious alcohol cake 🙂 rum and eggnog, my friends – I advise not to drive immediately after you eat it. The topic was chosen by a Liv for cake, a member of Bundt Cake Bakers group, and it was a very yummy wise choise. We will need: 3 eggs 400 g (2 cups) of granulated sugar 190 ml (3/4 cup) of eggnog 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract 250 ml (1 cup) of vegetable oil 405 g (3 cups) of all purpose flour 1 teaspoon of salt 1 teaspoon of baking powder 1/2 teaspoon of soda bicarbonate 1 teaspoon of nutmeg 1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon 3 tablespoons of rum 2 teaspoons of cacao powder The inspiration for this cake was this lovely website. METHOD:1. All ingredients should be of room temperature. Preheat your oven at 200°C/390°F. Butter your bunndt cake pan and sift it… Read more “Eggnog-Rum Marble Bundt Cake #BundtBakers”