Thursday, 31 May 2012

Peach Plum Cake

Peach Plum Cake

4 oz butter
1/3 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1 egg
1 tablespoon sour cream
1 pinch salt
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 3/4 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
700g plums and peaches, pitted and sliced into small chunks

For the topping
3 oz butter
3/4 cup flour
1/3 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 tsp ground cinnamon 

In a large bowl, cream the butter, add the sugar, vanilla, egg, vanilla, sour cream and salt.
In a small bowl, mix the flour and baking powder and add that into the cream mixture.
Grease the base of a baking pan and spread the dough over the pan.
Liberally spread chopped plums and peaches over the dough.
To make the topping, cream the butter, add flour, sugar and cinnamon.
Sprinkle over the plums and bake for 30-45 minutes in the middle rack at 180C.
Serve with lashings of vanilla custard and/or ice cream