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Plum Cake

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A simple and easy to make cake for Christmas.
Plum Cake

Plum Cake is a very popular cake variety served during tea time and is a must during Christmas time. Try this rich plum cake that is delicious, fruity and makes for a great dessert treat for any occasion. This delicious Christmas plum cake recipe is very easy to make and does not use alcohol.

Plum Cake



Plum Cake
3.89 from 9 votes

Plum Cake

A simple and easy to make cake for Christmas.
Prep Time20 minutes
Cook Time40 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: cake, christmas, plum cake


  • 500 g Maida (Plain Flour) Plain Flour
  • 500 g Butter
  • 600 to 650 g Sugar powdered
  • 10 to 12 Small Eggs well beaten
  • 200 g Brown Sugar
  • 1 1/2 cup Caramel Syrup available in supermarkets
  • 100 g Raisins
  • 100 g Orange Peel
  • 4 tsp Baking Powder
  • 100 g Tutti Frutti
  • 100 g Cashew Nuts


  • Sieve together the maida and baking powder well.
  • Mix the sugar and butter in a bowl. Beat well.
  • Finely chop the raisins, tutti frutti, cashew nuts and orange peel.
  • Add them to the maida and mix.
  • Add the brown sugar to the butter-sugar mixture.
  • Pour the caramel syrup to the sugar mixture and beat well.
  • Add the eggs and mix well.
  • Gradually add the maida mixture and mix well.
  • Pour this into a greased cake tin.
  • Place it in a preheated oven at 180C and bake for 20 minutes.
  • Reduce the temperature to 160C and bake for another 10 minutes.
  • Remove the cake tin and cool for 10 minutes on a wire rack.
  • Remove the cake and allow it to cool completely.
  • Slice and serve or store it in a clean, airtight container.

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Priya January 24, 2021 - 4:00 am

Loved your (vanilla) sponge cake recipe.
I wanted to try your plum cake, but for 500 grams of maida, worried the 10-12 eggs will make the cake too eggy (smelling).
I find even avoiding recipes that have 3-4 eggs for the same reason.

Please suggest an alternative?:) thanks a lot!

Avatar of Ousha Tiwari
Ousha Tiwari December 13, 2020 - 9:59 pm

Hello, You have some interesting resciepes. Can I have some really delicious vegetarian cakes-no eggs recepies? Or some egg substitute.
Thank you for providing your recepies to us.

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Leela Manilal December 21, 2015 - 11:50 am


Always I like your recipes and very often cook also.it is very easy to follow when I am throwing parties


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Leela Manilal December 19, 2015 - 10:51 am

Let me ask you for plum cake 10 to 12 eggs will be more or not.is it a small eggs or .

I wanted to make this. Will you guide me

Mrs l manilal

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Praveen Kumar December 20, 2015 - 12:15 am

It is small eggs and not large ones.


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