Ricotta and Plum Cake

Preparation info
  • Makes:

    8 slices

    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      1 hr

Appears in
52 Weeks 52 Sweets

By Vedika Luthra

Published 2021

  • About

When I had just started university, my friend Maya had a surplus of fruit in her possession, courtesy of her father. I and several other of her friends were the fortunate recipients of succulent French plums. I decided to combine the fruit in a cake, along with ricotta cheese, olive oil, and lemon zest (things I already had in the fridge). The end result was an incredibly tender cake, with subtle lemon and olive oil undertones. The juicy plums provide a nice burst of freshness, a tribute to