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                          GRANDMA'S BEST PLUM CAKE
 
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 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cakes
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1       c            All-purpose flour
    1       t            Baking powder
            pn           Salt
      1/2   c            Butter -- softened
      3/4   c            Granulated sugar
    1 1/2   ts           Lemon zest -- grated
    2       lg           Eggs
   15                    Purple plums -- halved &
                         Pitted
    1       tb           Fresh lemon juice
                         TOPPING
    2       tb           Granulated sugar
      1/2   ts           Ground cinnamon
 
   1.  Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Grease bottom and
   sides of a 9 or 10 inch springform pan.
   
   2.  Mix together flour, baking powder, and salt.
   
   3.  Beat together butter, sugar, and lemon zest at
   medium speed until light and fluffy.  Add eggs, 1 at a
   time, beating well after each addition.
   
   4.  At low speed, beat flour mixture into butter
   mixture.  Spoon batter into prepared pan, spreading
   evenly.
   
   5.  Arrange plum halves, skinsides up, on top of
   batter.  Sprinkle with lemon juice.
   
   6.  To prepare topping, mix together sugar and
   cinnamon.  Sprinkle over top of cake.
   
   7.  Bake cake until golden brown, 1 hour.  Transfer
   pan to a wire rack to cool slightly.
   
   Recipe By     : Great American Home Baking
   
   From: Jean@mcc2.Sws.Uiuc.Edu (Jean Denndate: 16 Apr
   1996 21:37:58 Gmt
  
 
 
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