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Apple Plum Streusel Dessert

 Apple Plum Streusel Dessert
Mom would make this German delicacy and other sweets a day ahead to keep the oven free for the roast goose. Similar to coffee cake, this attractive dessert is filled with sweet fruit and topped with chopped nuts and a drizzle of icing. -Rosemarie Forcum White Stone, Virginia
16-20 ServingsPrep: 25 min. Bake: 40 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1-1/2 cup sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Almond Extract
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 6 to 7 medium unpeeled plums, thinly sliced
  • 5 to 6 medium unpeeled Golden Delicious apples, thinly sliced
  • STREUSEL TOPPING:
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup cold butter
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans
  • GLAZE:
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons milk

Directions

  • In a large bowl, cream butter, shortening and sugar. Beat in eggs and
  • extracts until blended. Beat mixture on hight speed for 3 minutes.
  • Combine the flour and baking powder; gradually add to creamed
  • mixture. Spread the batter into a greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in.
  • baking pan. Arrange plum and apple slices over batter.

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Apple Plum Streusel Dessert (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • For streusel, combine the flour and brown sugar. Cut in butter until
  • mixture resembles coarse crumbs; stir in pecans. Sprinkle over
  • fruit.
  • Bake at 350° for 40-45 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool on
  • a wire rack. For glaze, whisk confectioners' sugar and milk until
  • smooth. Drizzle over streusel. Yield: 16-20 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 piece) equals 330 calories, 14 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 61 mg cholesterol, 94 mg sodium, 48 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 4 g protein.