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Plum crumble Bake pudding recipe
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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 180C, 350F, 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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