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Plum Shortcake

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Ingredients

220g butter, softened
130g white sugar
1 egg
1 tsp vanilla essence
300g plain flour
2 and 1/2 tsp baking powder
850g can Black Doris Plums
1/4 cup sliced or slivered almond
Optional: icing sugar to dust

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Plum Shortcake

  • Medium

Ingredients

Directions

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Preheat oven to 180°C or 160°C fan. Line the base of a 20cm springform pan and grease the sides.

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Drain the tin of plums thoroughly. Spread the drained plums out onto a plate, cut in half and remove the stones. Pat dry with a paper towel to remove extra liquid, and leave to one side.

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In a bowl, cream together butter and sugar. Add the egg and vanilla essence and mix again.

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Add in the flour and baking powder and mix again until combined (mixture will be crumbly).

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Press approx. two thirds of the mixture into the base of the lined pan. Place the plum halves on top, spreading out to cover the base.

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Crumble the remaining dough mixture on top, then sprinkle with sliced almonds.

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Bake for approx. 45 mins or until the sides of the edges are golden brown.

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Leave in tin to cool before turning out. Dust with icing sugar if you like.
Delicious served warm or cold!

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