Plum Crumble Cake | Pastry recipes



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  • Satisfy your sweet tooth with one or two slices of this delicious plum crumble cake.

    This juicy plum crisp cake is somewhere between a sponge cake and a crumble, which is two of our favorite dishes. It’s cheap and easy baking that takes over an hour to make, giving you 12 tasty slices to savor. And we think you and your guests will love the deep and delicious plum flavors of the light sponge cake, complemented by the crispy crumble filling. Serve still hot with a drizzle of cream or pastry cream.


    • For garnish :

    • 115g of margarine or butter

    • 115g of caster sugar

    • 140g of flour (self-rising or plain)

    • For the base:

    • 150 g) sugar

    • 2 eggs

    • 150 g of margarine or butter

    • 150g self-rising flour

    • 2 teaspoons of milk

    • Fruit:

    • 500g plums, pitted and halved


    • Preheat the oven to 180 ° C / 350 ° F / thermostat 4, grease and line a 20 cm square cake pan with baking paper

    • parchment.

    • In a bowl, rub the butter and flour with your fingers until a coarse, sticky crumb forms. Then add the sugar.

    • In a separate bowl, prepare the base of the sponge cake by creaming the margarine or butter and sugar together, then beating the eggs.

    • Then stir in the flour and add the milk – beat the mixture well.

    • Distribute the sponge cake mixture in the cake tin. Place the plum halves on the base, on their sides or
      cut side up, squeezing them tightly against each other. Finally, spread the crumble mixture over the plums.

    • Bake for 45 minutes to 1 hour. Let cool in pan before serving.

    The best tips for making a plum crumble:

    Try adding a pinch of mixed spices, cinnamon or ginger to the crumble filling.

    You might also like:
    Apple crumble
    Crumble recipe
    Rhubarb Crumble

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