Community Recipe: Upside Down Ginger Plum Cake


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Plums are in season and were getting a bit too ripe to eat so decided to make this spicy gingery plum cake, so good


  • 440 g halved plums
  • 200 ml milk
  • 1 tbsp ground ginger
  • 55 g Wholemeal flour
  • 135 g butter
  • 70 g golden syrup
  • 100 g dark muscavado sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp ground mixed spice
  • 245 g self-raising flour
  • ½ tsp bicarbonate of soda

Step 1

Heat oven to 180C Grease and line the base of square cake tin with baking parchment. Butter the paper generously and sprinkle with the demerara sugar. Halve the plums and arrange in the base of the tin

Step 2

Melt the butter syrup and sugar and leave to cool

Step 3

Once cooled add the eggs and milk and mix and then add the flour spices and bicarbonate of soda

Step 4

Pour the mixture over the plums in the tin and put in the oven for about 40 mins

Step 5

Take out of the oven, leave to cool in the tin for 10 mins and then remove Once cooled store in the fridge

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