Umami Recipes
Umami Recipes

Dish Dish

Plum Torte

8 servings


1 hour 15 minutes

total time


3/4 to 1 cup sugar

1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened

1 cup unbleached flour, sifted

1 teaspoon baking powder

Pinch of salt (optional)

2 eggs

24 halves pitted purple plums

Sugar, lemon juice and cinnamon, for topping


Heat oven to 350 degrees.

Cream the sugar and butter in a bowl. Add the flour, baking powder, salt and eggs and beat well.

Spoon the batter into a springform pan of 8, 9 or 10 inches. Place the plum halves skin side up on top of the batter. Sprinkle lightly with sugar and lemon juice, depending on the sweetness of the fruit. Sprinkle with about 1 teaspoon of cinnamon, depending on how much you like cinnamon.

Bake 1 hour, approximately. Remove and cool; refrigerate or freeze if desired. Or cool to lukewarm and serve plain or with whipped cream. (To serve a torte that was frozen, defrost and reheat it briefly at 300 degrees.)


Serving Size




Total Fat

13 g

Saturated Fat

8 g

Unsaturated Fat

5 g

Trans Fat

0 g




81 mg

Total Carbohydrate

60 g

Dietary Fiber

4 g

Total Sugars

45 g


5 g

8 servings


1 hour 15 minutes

total time
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