Semolina Plum Coffee Cake

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This is a great coffee cake that takes advantage of fresh large plums.

Semolina Plum Cake

  • 4 plums halved and pitted
  • 1 1/2 cups + 2 tbsp semolina flour
  • 1 cup unbleached white flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 13 tbsp butter room temperature
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • zest from 1 lemon
  • 1/4-1/2 brown sugar
  • Salt

Mix flours and baking powder with a pinch of salt. In a mixing bowl cream butter and sugar until golden and smooth. Add egg yolks one at a time and beat in scraping down sides each time. Add eggs and repeat for each. Add vanilla and lemon zest and repeat again. Add flour mixture and mix until incorporated. Spoon into a greased round cake pan. Press plums into batter skin side down and cover top with sprinkle of brown sugar and bake at 350 until done about 1 hour.

About Rufus' Food and Spirits Guide

This blog attempts to collect some of the things I try to create with food and booze. Sometimes I succeed and sometimes I fail. My hope is to entertain and maybe help people think a little harder about what they decide to eat and drink.
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