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Spiced Plum Coffee Cake from Biscuits & Burlap

Spiced Plum Coffee Cake

Biscuits & Burlap
This spiced plum coffee cake is as delicious as it is beautiful and is wonderful as a quick breakfast or as an addition to brunch.
5 from 6 votes
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 20 mins
Course Breakfast, Brunch



  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • In a small bowl, combine cinnamon and 3 1/ 2 tablespoons granulated sugar. 
  • Dice 3 plums and cut 2 into thin slices.
  • Toss diced plums in cinnamon sugar. Set aside. Toss slices in cinnamon sugar and set aside as well (separate from diced).
  • Whisk flour, baking powder and salt in a large bowl.
  • Combine remaining granulated sugar, ½ cup of brown sugar, melted butter, water, vanilla extract and eggs together in a medium-sized bowl. Stir the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients until well combined. 
  • Pour 1/3 of the batter into a greased loaf pan. Spread half of the diced plums over the batter. Pour another 1/3 batter over the plums and top with the remaining diced plums. Pour the rest of the batter in and top with sliced plums.  
  • Pour any remaining liquid from the plums over the top.
  • Bake for 1-1 ½ hours or until a toothpick comes out clean.
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