Pflaumenkuchen / Zwetschgendatschi: German Plum Cake.

You can cook Pflaumenkuchen / Zwetschgendatschi: German Plum Cake using 13 ingredients and 12 steps. Here is how you achieve that.

Ingredients of Pflaumenkuchen / Zwetschgendatschi: German Plum Cake

  1. Prepare of **Dough**.
  2. You need 120 ml of milk (1/2 US cup).
  3. You need 1 tsp of active dry yeast.
  4. Prepare 4 Tbsp of sugar.
  5. Prepare 250 g of flour (about 1 US cup).
  6. It’s 30 g of butter, softened (2 Tbsp).
  7. It’s 1 pinch of salt.
  8. You need of **Topping**.
  9. You need 400-450 g of Prunes or dark plums (about 1 lb).
  10. It’s 2 Tbsp of quick oats or breadcrumbs for dusting dough.
  11. It’s 1 tsp of cinnamon.
  12. You need 1 Tbsp of sugar.
  13. It’s 1 of baking tray (I used a 8 x 11 in/22 x 28 cm pan) or pie/tart dish (8-9 inches). Something similar will work..

Pflaumenkuchen / Zwetschgendatschi: German Plum Cake step by step

  1. In a bowl, mix the flour, yeast, sugar, and salt..
  2. Add milk and butter and mix until the dough can be formed into a ball. If it's too wet to handle, add a little more flour. If it's too dry and powdery, add a little bit of milk..
  3. Dust a surface and your hands with flour. Knead the dough a couple minutes until the ball is smooth..
  4. Cover and let sit in a warm place for about 60 minutes..
  5. It should get almost double in size after 1 hour..
  6. While waiting for dough, pit and quarter the prunes..
  7. When dough is ready, preheat oven to 400°F/200°C and grease your baking pan/baking sheet with oil or butter. Roll out your dough into the pan (about 1 cm thick or so)..
  8. Sprinkle dough with breadcrumbs or oats (to help soak up extra juice from plums).
  9. Layer the plums in to up right rows so it fills the entire dough sheet..
  10. Sprinkle the top with cinnamon and sugar..
  11. Put pan into center rack. Turn temperature down to 350°F/180°C and bake for 30-35 minutes, until the dough is slightly browned and prunes are starting to turn golden..
  12. Remove and let cool for a few minutes. Can be eat warm or room temperature. Serve plain or top with yogurt or whipped cream. Drizzle honey for an added touch of sweetness :).

Published by Anya Gerry

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