Juicy plum cake with shortcrust pastry, almonds and lemon

Juicy plum cake with shortcrust pastry, almonds and lemon

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Juicy plum cake with shortcrust pastry, almonds and lemon

Plum cake with short pastry, almonds and lemon

The plum cake made of a short pastry with almonds tastes good to children and adults in late summer. The crumbly dough is placed in strips on the fruit like a lattice, the plum cake tastes juicy inside and crispy outside.

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5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Course Cake
Cuisine German recipes
Servings 8 persons
Calories 395 kcal


  • 50 g almonds ground
  • 250 g flour
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 100 g sugar
  • 125 g butter cold
  • 1 egg
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 kg plums
  • 1 tbsp milk


  • Process almonds, flour, salt, sugar and butter pieces together with an egg and 1 egg yolk in a food processor to a shortcrust pastry.
  • Chill the dough for about 1 hour.
  • Set aside 1/3 of the dough.
  • Press the remaining dough into a springform pan, raising a rim.
  • Prick the dough several times with a fork.
  • Wash and pit the plums, cut into small pieces if desired, and spread on the dough.
  • Roll out the remaining dough thinly on a floured surface.
  • It is best to use a pastry cutter to cut into strips about 1.5 cm wide.
  • Place the dough strips in a lattice pattern over the cake.
  • Mix the egg yolk with 1 tablespoon of milk and brush the pastry grid.
  • Bake the plum cake at 180 degrees on the middle rack for about 40-45 minutes.
  • Let the cake cool well in the pan.


The next day the plum cake tastes especially juicy and delicious!


  • Food processor
  • Springform pan
  • Knife
  • dough cutter
  • Pastry roller
  • Fork


Calories: 395kcalCarbohydrates: 54gProtein: 7gFat: 18gSaturated Fat: 9gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 103mgSodium: 128mgPotassium: 311mgFiber: 4gSugar: 26gVitamin A: 922IUVitamin C: 19mgCalcium: 47mgIron: 2mg

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

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