Plum Kuchen (my mother’s recipe)
8” x 13” pan (or two 8x8 or layercake pans) or 8” x 8” pan or round cake pan
2 t baking powder or 1 t baking powder
2 2/3 C flour or 1 1/3 C flour
2/3 C sugar or 1/3 C sugar
2 eggs or 1 egg
¾ t salt or 3/8 t salt
2/3 C oil or 1/3 C oil
2 t vanilla or almond extract (or 1t of each) or 1 t vanilla or almond extract (or ½ t of each)
Mix everything together. You may end up using your hands to form a ball (or two). Press the dough into the pan with your hand to cover the bottom evenly.
Plums or fruit to cover (I used about 6 large-12 small plums cut up for the double recipe).
Slice plums (also good with apples, peaches, etc.) and arrange over the dough. Top with a few thin slices of butter and sprinkle liberally with a sugar & cinnamon mixture.
Bake 375°-400°F about 30-35 minutes.