Are you meeting up with friends for a socially distanced catch up? Treat them to a slice of this delicious Plum and Almond Crumble Cake. It will go lovely with cup of tea or as a sweet treat on your picnic.Tag @beckettsfarm in your creations.
Ready in; 65 minutes – plus cooling time
250g pack butter
(this must be very cold)
225g caster sugar
300g ground almond
140g plain flour, plus 25g/1oz
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp baking powder
approx 6 plums,stoned and cut into sixths
50g flaked almond
Heat oven to 180C/fan 160C/gas 4.
Butter and line a 20 x 30cm baking tin with baking paper.
Put the butter, sugar and ground almonds into a food processor, then
pulse until the mixture resembles very rough breadcrumbs. Spoon out half
the mix into a bowl and set aside.
Add 140g flour into the mix in the processor and mix until it forms a
dough. Tip into the tin and press down with the back of a spoon. Bake for
15-20 mins until golden brown. Leave to cool for 10 mins.
To make the filling, put the remaining butter and the sugar and almond
mix back into the processor, saving a few tbsp for the topping. Add the
eggs, the 25g flour, cinnamon and baking powder and whizz to a soft
batter.Spread over the base.
Top with the plum pieces and a little extra caster sugar and cinnamon.
Bake for 20 mins, then sprinkle with the remaining crumble mix and flaked
almonds.Cook for another 20 mins or until golden brown.
Leave to cool in the tin before slicing.
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