Streusel Plum Cake

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"This cake is low in fat and not too sweet. The glaze is optional, it takes a minute to prepare and adds only a few more calories. Great way to use up fresh plumbs in season. We like it best without the glaze."

Original recipe yields 9 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (177.7 g)
  • Calories 329.7
  • Total Fat - 8.4 g
  • Saturated Fat - 2 g
  • Cholesterol - 50 mg
  • Sodium - 114.7 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 60.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 2 g
  • Sugars - 42.8 g
  • Protein - 4.8 g
  • Calcium - 73.2 mg
  • Iron - 0.7 mg
  • Vitamin C - 8.4 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step 1

Preheat oven to 350f degrees. In a large bowl, cream together sugar, margarine and egg yolks until fluffy. Combine flour with baking powder. Beat into egg mixture alternately with milk. Beat egg whites until stiff but not dry. Fold into batter. Pour batter into greased 9 inch square cake pan.

Step 2

Half and pit the plums; arrange on top of the batter. Streusel topping: In a small bowl, combine brown sugar, margarine and cinnamon. Sprinkle over fruit. Bake in 350°F degree oven, on the middle rack for 35-45 minutes or until top is golden and tester inserted into centre of cake comes out clean. Cool or serve warm.

Step 3

Glaze (optional) Combine icing sugar, milk and vanilla. Drizzle over cooled cake.

Tips & Variations

No special items needed.