English (England) Puddings & Cakes Recipes
Traditional Pudding Recipe
This is a recipe for a Plum Crumble. Similar to many crumble puddings but this one uses plums to give a full and sweet flavour.
Plum Pudding Ingredients
- 125 g (4 oz)margarine
- 125 g (4 oz) caster sugar
- 2 eggs, size 3
- 175 g (6 oz) plain flour
- 1 x 5 ml spoon (1 tsp) baking powder
- 900 g (2lb) plums, stoned and quartered lengthways
- 50 g (2 oz) margarine
- 125 g (4 oz) plain flour
- 25 g (1 oz) demerara sugar
- 25 g (1 oz) flaked almonds
Prepare the cake base by placing all the ingredients, except the plums in a bowl and beat well until well mixed for about 2-3 minutes. Spoon mixture into a greased and lined 30 x 20 cm (12 x 8 inch) swiss roll tin. Arrange the plums in overlapping rows on the cake mixture.
Topping: rub margarine into flour until mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs. Stir in remaining ingredients and sprinkle over the plums.
Bake in preheated oven 180°C, 350°F, Gas No. 4 for 30 minutes until light golden in colour.
- Servings 12-16
- Preparation Time 25 mins
- Cooking Time 50 mins
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