Plum and Hazelnut Cake (8)

A good cake for pudding or afternoon tea from ” Cook Simple” by Diana Henry. This can be varied replacing the plums with pears and the hazelnuts with walnuts.

Plum and Hazelnut Cake (8)
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Plum and Hazelnut Cake (8)
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  1. Cut each plum half into three slices. Butter a 20 cm springform tin and line the base with greaseproof paper.
  2. Put the butter, sugar,eggs, lemon zest, flour and nuts into a food processor and whizz until smooth. Spoon the batter into the tin and arrange the plum slices, cut side up, in circles on top.Pack them well together.
  3. Sprinkle with 1 tbsp caster sugar then bake in an oven preheated to 180 C, 160 Fan, Gas 4 for 40 minutes. A skewer inserted into the centre should come out clean.
  4. Let the cake cool in its tin for 15 minutes, then remove it, peeling off the greaseproof paper. Put on a wire rack to cool completely.
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