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You Need to Try This Delicious Plum Kuchen


You Need to Try This Delicious Plum Kuchen

Have you ever tried kuchen before? Kuchen is essentially the German word for cake. This recipe is for a plum kuchen. Kuchen comes in all kinds of different flavors, including many different fruit varieties. If you've never tried plum kuchen before, this is your sign to try it!

We use medium plums in this recipe; the fresher, the better! Many of these ingredients are ones you'll likely already have on hand, especially if you bake frequently. Eggs, milk, butter, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, and nutmeg are all more than likely present in your home.

This recipe is also easy to make. We've done our best to keep the instructions as straightforward as possible, for your convenience. If you've successfully made a cake before, this recipe should be as easy as can be. Even if this is your first time ever baking a cake, you'll do great provided you follow the instructions exactly.

Plums are a great fruit, but are unfortunately overlooked by many people in favor of more popular fruits. We think that plums deserve more attention and credit, which is why we've created this great recipe. What other ways can you think of to use plums in recipes?

Plum Kuchen


2 eggs
1/3 cup milk
3 tablespoons butter, melted
1 cup flour
1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar, divided
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 1/4 teaspoons ground cinnamon, divided
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
6 medium plums, pitted and halved
Whipped cream and additional ground nutmeg, optional


1. In a bowl, beat the eggs, milk, and butter.

2. Combine the flour, 1/2 cup sugar, baking powder, 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon, salt, and nutmeg; add to the egg mixture and beat just until combined.

3. Pour into a greased 9 inch round baking pan. Place plums cut side up over batter.

4. Combine remaining sugar and cinnamon; sprinkle over the top.

5. Bake at 375°F for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean.

6. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack to cool completely. Serve with whipped cream and sprinkle with nutmeg if desired.

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