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Sweet, fleshy, and juicy – this is the plum, a beautiful and delicious fruit, which can create magic on your morning breakfast table as well as an afternoon treat. A plum is always ready to deliver its heavenly taste. A plum is rich in carbohydrates and Vitamin A and C, calcium, potassium, and iron. It contains high amounts of fiber that promotes regularity. Like many other fruits, plums are also low in calories and contain no sodium, saturated fat or cholesterol. When buying plums, select fruits that are, firm, fleshy and bright-colored but not too ripe. Avoid plums that are too soft as they may be spoiled. You can keep plums at room temperature to ripen. Once ripened, keep them in the refrigerator for a few days.

Plum Blueberry Upside Down Cake
  • Ingredients

    1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
    1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
    1/4 teaspoon salt
    3 tablespoons margarine
    1/4 cup brown sugar
    1/3 cup margarine
    1 cup white sugar
    1 egg
    1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    3/4 cup milk
    4 black plums, pitted and thinly sliced
    3/4 cup blueberries 

  • Additional Information

    Original recipe makes 1 - 9 inch round cake
    PREP 30 mins
    COOK 40 mins
    READY IN 1 hr 10 mins

Additional Information

Original recipe makes 1 - 9 inch round cake
PREP 30 mins
COOK 40 mins
READY IN 1 hr 10 mins

Ingredients

1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
3 tablespoons margarine
1/4 cup brown sugar
1/3 cup margarine
1 cup white sugar
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3/4 cup milk
4 black plums, pitted and thinly sliced
3/4 cup blueberries 

Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9 inch cake pan. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt. Set aside.
  2. In the prepared pan, combine 3 tablespoons margarine and brown sugar. Place pan inside the preheated oven until the margarine melts and begins to bubble. Set aside. In a large bowl, cream together the 1/3 cup margarine and 1 cup white sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the egg, then stir in the vanilla. Beat in the flour mixture alternately with the milk, mixing just until incorporated.
  3. Arrange plums around the edges of the prepared pan, overlapping slightly. Distribute the blueberries in the center. Pour batter into prepared pan, covering fruit completely. Bake in the preheated oven for 40 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Allow to cool 15 minutes before serving.
Plum Blueberry Upside Down Cake
  • Ingredients

    1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
    1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
    1/4 teaspoon salt
    3 tablespoons margarine
    1/4 cup brown sugar
    1/3 cup margarine
    1 cup white sugar
    1 egg
    1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    3/4 cup milk
    4 black plums, pitted and thinly sliced
    3/4 cup blueberries 

  • Additional Information

    Original recipe makes 1 - 9 inch round cake
    PREP 30 mins
    COOK 40 mins
    READY IN 1 hr 10 mins

Additional Information

Original recipe makes 1 - 9 inch round cake
PREP 30 mins
COOK 40 mins
READY IN 1 hr 10 mins

Ingredients

1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
3 tablespoons margarine
1/4 cup brown sugar
1/3 cup margarine
1 cup white sugar
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3/4 cup milk
4 black plums, pitted and thinly sliced
3/4 cup blueberries 

Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9 inch cake pan. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt. Set aside.
  2. In the prepared pan, combine 3 tablespoons margarine and brown sugar. Place pan inside the preheated oven until the margarine melts and begins to bubble. Set aside. In a large bowl, cream together the 1/3 cup margarine and 1 cup white sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the egg, then stir in the vanilla. Beat in the flour mixture alternately with the milk, mixing just until incorporated.
  3. Arrange plums around the edges of the prepared pan, overlapping slightly. Distribute the blueberries in the center. Pour batter into prepared pan, covering fruit completely. Bake in the preheated oven for 40 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Allow to cool 15 minutes before serving.