Simple plum cake with yeast dough, butter and rusks

6 persons | 55 minutes

This one is a treat! The soft, fluffy yeast dough pairs beautifully with the sweet and tart plums and makes a great dessert with coffee. Freshly baked plum cake has a convincing taste and provides sensual pleasure.

Rating: Ø 5 ( 6 votes )
Simple plum cake with yeast dough
Simple plum cake with yeast dough

6 persons | 55 minutes

This one is a treat! The soft, fluffy yeast dough pairs beautifully with the sweet and tart plums and makes a great dessert with coffee. Freshly baked plum cake has a convincing taste and provides sensual pleasure.

Rating: Ø 5 ( 6 votes )

Ingredients

  • 500 g wheat flour
  • 20 g yeast, fresh
  • 5 slices of rusk
  • 100 g sugar
  • 50 g butter
  • 250 ml milk
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1.5 kg plums, or prunes

Instructions

Prepare yeast dough

  1. Put the flour in a bowl and make a well in it.
  2. Crumble in the yeast, cover with sugar and lukewarm milk.
  3. Stir together with a little flour from the edge.
  4. Place the butter in flakes on the edge of the flour.
  5. Sprinkle salt on top and knead everything from the edge inwards to form a smooth dough.
  6. Let the yeast dough rise covered in a warm place for approx. 30 to 40 minutes.
  7. Knead the dough once it has rested and place on a floured work surface Roll out.
  8. Place the dough in a baking tin lined with baking paper.

Prepare the cake

  1. Wash the plums, stone them and quarter them lengthwise.
  2. Crumble the rusk slices and sprinkle on the dough.
  3. The plums thickly like imbricators on the Set the dough.
  4. Bake the plum cake in the preheated oven for about 35 minutes at 200°C.

Plums come out easily from the stone if left in the fridge for a few hours! It is better to knead the yeast dough too long than too short and roll it out with your hands instead of with a rolling pin – this makes the yeast cake more airy!

Utensils

  • bowl
  • parchment paper
  • baking dish
  • knife