Plum & Cinnamon Crumble Cake

Prep time: 20 min | Cook time: 45 min | Serves: 8


  • 1/2 cup self-raising flour
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 2-3 tbsp milk
  • 4 ripe plums, stoned and sliced

For the topping:

  • 1/3 cup self-raising flour
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp chopped almonds
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted


1. Preheat the oven to 350 F. Butter and base line a 9” cake tin. Sift together the flour and baking powder. Cream the butter with the sugar until pale and fluffy then beat in the egg. Fold in the sifted ingredients and add enough milk to give a soft dropping consistency. Spoon into the tin and level the surface. Arrange the sliced plums over the surface.

2. Sift the flour and cinnamon for the topping together and stir in the almonds and sugar. Pour over the butter and stir with a knife to mix thoroughly. Sprinkle over the plums.

3. Bake for 45 minutes until golden and a skewer comes out clean when inserted in the centre of the cake. Cool in the tin for 5 minutes. Serve warm with ice cream or enjoy cold.

Author: LivingSpaces

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