Plum torte with caramelized sweet plums, ground almonds, and hazelnuts. Only 7 ingredients! Fairly easy to make and tastes absolutely delish, especially when served hot.

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This plum torte makes the most delicious end-of-summer dessert. Inspired by one of the recipes in my Russian cookbook, it’s a very nutty and rich torte made up of mostly ground of almonds and hazelnuts.

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I picked up two pounds of plums the other day to make this beautiful nut and plum cake. This cake recipe caught my eye in one of my Russian cookbooks that’s been collecting dust all these years. Only if I knew it was filled with delicious cakes like this one.

Russian Plum Cake www.littlebroken.com @littlebroken

Caramelized sweet plums baked with ground almonds and hazelnuts. Only 7 ingredients! Fairly easy to make and tastes absolutely delish, especially when served hot.

Russian Plum Cake www.littlebroken.com @littlebroken

Be prepared though…you will need a glass of cold milk. It’s very rich and nutty. Or maybe a cup of hot coffee and a slice of this baby for breakfast. Yum, ha?

Russian Plum Cake www.littlebroken.com @littlebroken
Russian Plum Cake www.littlebroken.com @littlebroken

Love summer desserts? Try our Cherry Coffee Cake.

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Russian Plum Cake www.littlebroken.com

Plum Torte

  • Author: Katya
  • Prep Time: 45 mins
  • Cook Time: 55 mins
  • Total Time: 1 hour 40 mins
  • Yield: 810 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Baked
  • Cuisine: European

Description

Plum torte with caramelized sweet plums, ground almonds, and hazelnuts. Only 7 ingredients! Fairly easy to make and tastes absolutely delish, especially when served hot.


Ingredients

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  • 2 lbs. fresh plums, pitted and sliced into eights (large plums) or fourths (medium-small plums)
  • 3/4 cups whole raw almonds
  • 3/4 cups whole raw hazelnuts
  • 3/4 cups + 2 tbsp. unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 cups confectioners sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 23 Tbsp. apricot preserves

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. In a food processor, grind almonds and hazelnuts until fine crumb consistency. Make sure not to overprocess or it will turn into nut butter.
  3. In a large bowl, beat butter with sugar until creamy. Add one egg at a time and flour. With a spoon, mix in the nuts. Batter will be a thick consistency.
  4. Spoon the batter into buttered and floured 9-inch springform pan.
  5. Starting in the middle, insert the plum slices half way into the batter in a circular pattern.
  6. Bake the cake in a preheated 375F oven for 15 minutes. After 15 minutes lower the temperature (while the cake is in the oven) to 300F and continue baking for an additional 40 minutes. Torte is done when toothpick inserted into the middle comes out clean.
  7. In a microwave, warm up the apricot preserves for 30 seconds or until runny. Brush the top of the baked cake with warm apricot preserves. Cool slightly. Slice and serve.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 slice
  • Calories: 376
  • Sugar: 29 g
  • Sodium: 27.2 mg
  • Fat: 21 g
  • Carbohydrates: 43.9 g
  • Protein: 6.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 92.4 mg

Keywords: plum cake, summer, coffee cake

Russian Plum Cake www.littlebroken.com @littlebroken
Russian Plum Cake www.littlebroken.com @littlebroken