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My Favourite Cake

This is my all-time favorite cake recipe. It’s simple and sure to catch the eyes of anyone you adore. Their stomachs will love it too! It’s hard not to eat this entire cake in one sitting. 


  • ¾ to 1cup sugar

  • ½cup unsalted butter, softened

  • 1cup unbleached flour, sifted

  • 1teaspoon baking powder

  • Pinch of salt (optional)

  • 2eggs

  • A handful of any fruit of your choice, I like to use peaches, blueberries or strawberries, but any fruit will do

  • Sugar, lemon juice and cinnamon, for topping

  • Step 1

  • Heat oven to 350 degrees.

  • Step 2

  • Cream the sugar and butter in a bowl. Add the flour, baking powder, salt and eggs and beat well.

  • Step 3

  • Spoon the batter into a springform pan of 8, 9 or 10 inches. Place the plum halves skin side up on top of the batter. Sprinkle lightly with sugar and lemon juice, depending on the sweetness of the fruit. Sprinkle with about 1 teaspoon of cinnamon, depending on how much you like cinnamon.

  • Step 4

  • Bake 1 hour, approximately. Remove and cool. 

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