Juicy plum cake with cream, custard and crumble

Juicy plum cake with cream, custard and crumble

Plum cake with milk and butter from simple sponge mixture

Juicy plum cake with cream, custard and crumble

Plum cake with cream, custard and crumble

No late summer without plum cake! During the plum season you can bake countless cakes from the delicious fruit. Here is a simple but very tasty recipe for a fruity plum cake with custard and crumble.

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5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 55 mins
Course Cake
Cuisine German recipes
Servings 8 persons
Calories 878 kcal



  • 250 g butter soft
  • 160 g sugar
  • 1/2 lemon organic grated peel and juice
  • 4 eggs
  • pinch salt
  • 350 g flour
  • 1 package baking powder
  • 150 g sour cream
  • 600 g plums or damsons

Vanilla pudding

  • 1 package vanilla pudding powder
  • 450 ml milk
  • 1 tbsp sugar


  • 185 g flour
  • 125 g butter liquid
  • 65 g sugar



  • Mix pudding powder with 1 tablespoon sugar and some milk in a small bowl until smooth.
  • Boil remaining milk in a pot and stir in the pudding powder.
  • Wash and stone the plums.

Mix the pudding

  • Cream butter with sugar in a bowl with a hand mixer and add pinch of salt.
  • Stir the eggs into the butter-sugar cream.
  • Mix flour and baking powder and stir into egg mixture.
  • Add lemon zest and lemon juice.
  • Stir in sour cream. Mix everything together until a smooth batter forms.
  • Spread the batter into a greased springform pan.


  • For the crumble dough, melt the butter.
  • Add sugar and flour and knead everything well.
  • Stir the pudding until smooth and spoon it on top of the cake.
  • Spread the plum halves on the pudding and sprinkle the crumble on top.
  • Bake plum cake in a preheated oven at 180 degrees for about 35-40 minutes.


  • small bowl
  • Whisk
  • Pot
  • Bowl
  • Hand mixer
  • Springform pan
  • Knife
  • Spoon


Calories: 878kcalCarbohydrates: 105gProtein: 13gFat: 47gSaturated Fat: 28gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 12gTrans Fat: 2gCholesterol: 198mgSodium: 496mgPotassium: 344mgFiber: 3gSugar: 50gVitamin A: 1758IUVitamin C: 11mgCalcium: 132mgIron: 4mg

* The nutritional values in this recipe are approximate and may differ slightly from the actual value.

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