Plum Kuchen

  • Recipe By
  • Published Jun 25th
  • Ready In50m
  • Servings12
  • Calories232
Moist plum coffee cake with sugar and cinnamon crumble topping.

Plum Kuchen Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Plum Kuchen for 12 servings:

  • Batter:
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 2 tablespoons margarine
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 10 Italian plums, halved and pitted
  • Topping:
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 tablespoons margarine, melted
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Plum Kuchen Cooking Instructions

  • Prep15m
  • Cook35m
  • Ready In50m

To cook Plum Kuchen, you need about 15 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Plum Kuchen is about 35 minutes , and you can serve your Plum Kuchen within 50 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Plum Kuchen easily:

  1. 1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour an 7x11-inch baking dish.
  2. 2 Beat 1/2 cup sugar and 2 tablespoons margarine together in a bowl using an electric mixer until smooth and creamy. Mix eggs, 1 cup flour, baking powder, and salt into creamed margarine mixture; stir in vanilla. Pour batter into the prepared baking dish. Arrange plums, skin side-down, atop batter.
  3. 3 Mix 1 cup sugar, 1/2 cup flour, 3 tablespoons margarine, and cinnamon together in a bowl until crumbly; spoon over batter and plums.
  4. 4 Bake in the preheated oven until plums are softened, about 35 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 232 calories; 5.6 grams of fat; 43.5 grams of carbohydrates; 3.1 grams of protein; 31 milligrams of cholesterol; 153 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Nov 28th 2017

    I made this for my son's birthday as he doesn't like overly sweet cakes. I followed the recipe except that I added about 1 cup of sour cream as a lot of the reviewers said it was a bit dry. ...

  2. Sep 10th 2017

    Did as suggested in the comments and added 1/2 cup sour cream; this was SO good, it didn't even last an hour!

  3. Jul 27th 2016

    Yummy! I used butter instead of margarine. I had sour cream, so I added it. I turned on the broiler for 4 minutes at the end and the topping became quite crisp - like the top on cream Bru ...

  4. Sep 19th 2015

    This was very good! I doubled the rescipe & added 1/2 cup of sour cream which made 2 large glass pie plates. I used plums from my dad 's trees, and they're just as good. I will definit ...

  5. Sep 7th 2015

    I made it twice already. Very delicious. It was better the second time. I agree with the other comments, the dough is very stiff. And after baking kind of dried. I'll try with the sour crea ...

  6. Feb 14th 2015

    Delicious! My German mother makes pflaumenkuchen when we can find the good, fresh Italian plums. This means about once a year, usually. I found some canned plums and decided to give this ...

  7. Aug 27th 2013

    The batter was thick. But it turned out great.

  8. Aug 12th 2013

    Pflaumenkuchen (Plum Cake) is a very popular dish among Germans. My husband loves it so I made this recipe. The dough is stiff but seems in keeping with every other German Kuchen of this sor ...

  9. Jul 18th 2013

    This was delicious. I had one minor problem with the batter being too stiff. I added a half cup+ of sour cream to make it easier to spread in the pan. I didn't have the size of pan rec., so ...