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Easy Plum Cake

Enjoy this delicious, easy-to-make cake warm from the oven after dinner, and then try a piece in the morning with your coffee. Be sure to leave the skins on the plums-that’s where much of the bright plum flavor lives.

Ready in: Level: Easy
Prep: Cook: Yields: 8 Servings


  • 2 c ripe plums (pitted and diced, leave peel on)

  • 1 T lemon juice

  • 2 1/2 c whole wheat flour

  • 1 T baking powder

  • 2 t cinnamon

  • 1/2 c dark brown sugar

  • 1/2 t salt

  • 2 eggs (lightly beaten)

  • 1 c Stonyfield Organic Fat Free French Vanilla Yogurt

  • 1/4 c unsalted butter (melted and cooled)

  • 3 T cane sugar (for top of cake)

Calories: 310, Calories from Fat: 70, Total Fat: 7g, Saturated Fat: 4g, Cholesterol: 70mg, Sodium: 390mg, Total Carbohydrate: 55g, Dietary Fiber: 6g, Sugars: 25g, Protein: 8g, Vitamin A: 8%, Vitamin C: 8%, Calcium: 10%, Iron: 10%


Step 1

Preheat oven to 400°.

Step 2

Spray and flour the bottom of either an 8 X 10 baking dish or a 9' square.

Step 3

Place plums in a bowl with lemon juice and set aside.

Step 4

Combine flour, baking powder, cinnamon, brown sugar, and salt in a small bowl. Set aside. In a large bowl, whisk together eggs and yogurt, whisk in melted butter. Add flour mixture to yogurt mixture.

Step 5

Drain off excess liquid from plums. Fold plums into batter. Pour into a baking pan and sprinkle with 3 tablespoons of cane sugar. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean when tested.