Crumble (Streusel) Cake with Plums

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A classic of German cuisine: the Crumble or Streusel cake! You can find it with apples, cherries or, like here, plums. As a French girl, I didn’t know this type of cake before, I only discovered the Crumble or Streusel cake when I came to Germany. I immediately became a huge fan!

My favorite recipe for Crumble cake is with lots of fruit! If this is the same for you, you will love my recipe for cake with Crumble (Streusel) Cake with Plums.

Recipe for Crumble (Streusel) cake with plums

This recipe for Crumble (Streusel) cake with plums is made for a normal baking sheet (approx. 37-40 cm long and 28-32 cm wide).

Ingredients

  • 2.5 kg plums, incl. stones (maximum 2.5 kg)

Cake dough:

  • 4 eggs
  • 100 g sugar
  • 8 g vanilla sugar
  • 200 g soft butter or margarine
  • 250 g flour
  • 100 g almond flour
  • 1 packet baking powder

Crumble:

  • 150 g soft butter
  • 200 g flour
  • 60 g sugar
  • 8 g vanilla sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
Crumble (Streusel) Cake with Plums
Crumble (Streusel) Cake with Plums

Preparation

Step 1: The cake dough

Preheat the oven to 160°C (circulating air). Whisk the eggs, sugar and vanilla sugar with a stirrer. Add butter or magarine and whisk again until creamy. Then add the flour, almond flour and the packet of baking powder and mix well.

Line a baking sheet with baking paper and pour the dough on it.

Step 2: The Plums

Wash, drain, halve and stone. Place on the cake dough.

Step 3: The Crumble

Mix together the flour, sugar, vanilla sugar and cinnamon. Add the soft butter. Knead briefly with your hands to a crumbly dough.

Step 4: Baking

First, place the cake with the plums in the oven for 10 minutes. After 10 minutes, spread the crumble over the plums and bake for another 40 minutes.

Crumble (Streusel) Cake with Plums
Crumble (Streusel) Cake with Plums

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Crumble (Streusel) Cake with Plums

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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 50 mins
Course Gâteau
Cuisine Allemande
Servings 24
Calories

Ingredients
  

  • 2.5 kg plums incl. stones (maximum 2.5 kg)

Cake dough

  • 4 eggs
  • 100 g sugar
  • 8 g vanilla sugar
  • 200 g soft butter or margarine
  • 250 g flour
  • 100 g almond flour
  • 1 packet baking powder

Crumble

  • 150 g soft butter
  • 200 g flour
  • 60 g sugar
  • 8 g vanilla sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 160°C (circulating air). Whisk the eggs, sugar and vanilla sugar with a stirrer. Add butter or magarine and whisk again until creamy.
  • Then add the flour, almond flour and the packet of baking powder and mix well.
  • Line a baking sheet with baking paper and pour the dough on it.
  • Wash, drain, halve and stone. Place on the cake dough.
  • Mix together the flour, sugar, vanilla sugar and cinnamon. Add the soft butter. Knead briefly with your hands to a crumbly dough.
  • First, place the cake with the plums in the oven for 10 minutes. After 10 minutes, spread the crumble over the plums and bake for another 40 minutes.
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