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- This TV Dessert is Dorie Greenspan's Dimply Plum Cake made with white peaches. When I made this, my husband insisted I not give him a piece until he could sit down in front of Heroes to eat it. LOL
Recipe: From "Baking: From My Home to Yours"
1 ½ C AP Flour
2 tsp Baking Powder
¼ tsp salt
Scant ¼ tsp ground cardamom (optional) (I substitued nutmeg)
5 Tbsp Unsalted butter, room temp
¾ C Packed light brown sugar
2 large eggs
1/3 C flavorless oil, such as canola or safflower
Grated zest of 1 orange
1 ½ tsp pure vanilla extract
8 purple of red plums (in the fall, use Italian prune plums), halved and pitted (I used 5 white peaches)
Getting Ready: center a rack in the oven and preheat the oven to 350 degress F. Butter an 8-inch square baking pan, dust the inside with flour, tap out the excess and put the pan on a baking sheet.
Whisk the flour, baking powder; salt and cardamom, if you're using it, together.
Working with a stand mixer, preferably fitted with a paddle attachment, or with a hand mixer in a large bowl, beat the butter at medium speed until soft and creamy, about 3 minutes. Add the sugar and beat for another 2 minutes. Add the eggs one at a time, beating for a mixture after each addition. On medium speed, beat in the oil, orange zest and vanilla. The batter will look very light and smooth, almost satiny. Reduce the mixer speed to low and add the dry ingredients, mixing only till they're incorporated.
Run a spatula around the bowl and under the batter, just to make sure there are no dry spots, then scrape the batter into the pan and smooth the top. Arrange the plums cut side up in the batter-I usually make 4 rows of 4 plum halves each-jiggling the plums a tad just so they settle comfortably into the batter.
Bake for about 40 minutes, or until the top is honey brown and puffed around the plums and a thin knife inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Transfer the cake to a rack and cool for 15 minutes-during which time the plums' juice will return to the fruit-then run a knife around the sides of the pan and unmold the cake. Invert and cool right side up.
- TV Show:
- The Office
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Posted by: LovelyBaker on September 23, 2008