Plum Cake with Pecan Streusel Recipe

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    In this stone-fruit cake recipe, sweet plums are baked in a soft batter, and topped with crunchy pecans. A cake that's not too, too sweet but every bit delicious. A Plum Cake with Pecan Streusel recipe is the perfect way to make your meals a bit healthier—but still have dessert!

    Plum Cake with Pecan Streusel Recipe

    A Plum Cake with Pecan Streusel recipe is the perfect cake: healthy and delicious!

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    Servings: 6 - 8

    Ingredients:

    • pecans: 1 cup
    • fresh plums, sliced: 2 cups
    • spelt flour: 1¼ cups
    • oat flour: ¼ cup
    • cornmeal: ½ cup
    • baking powder: 1½ teaspoons
    • baking soda: ½ teaspoon
    • sea salt: pinch
    • butter, room temperature: 8 tablespoons
    • brown sugar, divided: 1 cup
    • large eggs: 2
    • vanilla extract: 1 teaspoon
    • lemon zest, finally grated: 2 teaspoons
    • yogurt: ½ cup

    Directions:

    Step 1: Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

    Step 2: Lightly toast pecans on a medium, non-stick skillet.
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    Step 3: Roughly chop pecans. Mix chopped pecans with ¼ cup of sugar, and set aside.
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    Step 4: Thinly slice plums, and set aside.
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    Step 5: In a medium-sized bowl, combine spelt flour, oat flour, cornmeal, baking powder, baking soda, and sea salt.

    Step 6: In a large bowl, whisk soft butter, and ¾ cup of sugar together. Add eggs, vanilla, and lemon zest, to the butter. Add flour and yogurt to the butter mixture, and whisk until smooth.

    Step 7: Gently fold sliced plums into the batter.
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    Step 8: Transfer cake batter into a greased 9 inch spring form pan. Sprinkle pecan-sugar mixture on top.
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    Step 9: Bake for about 50 minutes, or until a tooth pick comes out clean.