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Plum Kuchen

 Plum Kuchen
I remember my mother making plum kuchen. She never followed a recipe, but this recipe tastes like hers.
6 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 2 eggs
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar, divided
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1-1/4 teaspoons ground cinnamon, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 6 medium plums, pitted and halved
  • Whipped cream and additional ground nutmeg, optional

Directions

  • In a bowl, beat the eggs, milk and butter. Combine the flour, 1/2 cup
  • sugar, baking powder, 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon, salt and nutmeg; add to
  • the egg mixture and beat just until combined.
  • Pour into a greased 9-in. round baking pan. Place plums cut side up
  • over batter. Combine remaining sugar and cinnamon; sprinkle over the
  • top. Bake at 375° for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick
  • inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before
  • removing from pan to a wire rack to cool completely. Serve with
  • whipped cream and sprinkle with nutmeg if desired. Yield: 6
  • servings.

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Plum Kuchen (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 slice) equals 278 calories, 8 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 88 mg cholesterol, 251 mg sodium, 47 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 5 g protein.