This was the cake I made for Mum's birthday, so moist and yummy.
180g butter, soft
1 cup(220g) caster sugar sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
21/2 cups (375g) plain flour (all purpose)
2 teaspoons baking powder
11/4 cups (300g) sour cream
12 mixed plums, stones removed and quartered
2 tablespoons caster sugar
1/4 cup (45g) brown sugar
1 cup (125g) pecans roughly chopped
60g butter melted
1/2 cup (75g) plain flour
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
To make the pecan crumble, place sugar, pecans, melted butter, flour and cinnamon in a bowl and mix to combine. Set aside.
Per heat oven to 160 c (325 f). Place the butter, sugar and vanilla in the bowl of a electric mixer and beat until light and creamy.
Gradually add eggs and beat until combined. Add the flour, baking powder and sour cream and beat till just combined. Spoon into a lightly greased24cm x34 cm baking dish lined with non-stick paper. Place the plums and extra sugar in a bowl and toss to coat. Top the cake with the plums and pecan crumble. Bake for 1 hour or until cooked. allow to cool in tin before serving.