Torta di susine

Plum cake

Preparation info
  • Makes


    24 cm cake
    • Difficulty


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By Tessa Kiros

Published 2003

  • About

This is a lovely, very homemade looking cake, not too sweet, and bursting with plums. You can use another fruit if you prefer, perhaps apples, pears, cherries, bananas or peaches.


  • 10-12 medium-sized black or red-skinned plums, about 900 g (2 lb) total weight


Preheat the oven to 180°C (350°F/Gas 4).

Wash the plums and cut them into halves or quarters — removing and discarding the pips. Lightly grease a 24 cm (9½ in) x 6 cm (2½ in) high springform cake tin with butter, then line with baking paper, flattening it onto the bottom and si