You can say it’s autumn without a doubt. I haven’t seen much summer, but because it’s my first summer in Ireland I didn’t have high expectations.
Autumn is beautiful when it comes to colours. In Poland you can easily get a lot of different types of plums. I never really cared for the names, I just went to the market and picked the nicest looking ones. There were green, yellow, violet plums. I can probably get some of them here as well, but in shops I saw mostly Spanish plums. After baking they get this marvellous pink colour.
This cake was a surprise, just because you make it like a shortcrust, but it turns out be a soft and delicious treat in the end. I love cakes with crumbles on the top – this doesn’t have them, and you know what? I don’t care.
PS. My friend checked it and loved it.
From White Plate blog
- 200g all purpose flour
- 1 tsp baking powder
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 1 tsp orange zest, shredded
- 100g icing sugar
- 200g cold butter, diced
- 1 egg yolk
- 300-400g plums, pitted and cut into eights
- 1-2 Tbsp demerara sugar (granulated sugar will work as well and the amount of it depends on the sweetness of the plums)
- 30 g almond flakes (or slivered almonds)