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Sweet and crumbly cake with a pleasing plum taste makes for a tea time treat that's as pretty as it is delicious.

The English know that afternoon tea should be served with a light bite on the side. Made with the freshest stone fruit of the season and brightened with a hint of tart lemon, this simple plum cake recipe dainty flavours are the perfect companion for a spot of hot tea and a dollop of fresh cream. But careful, this ambrosial delight is so good, you’ll be tempted to eat it all yourself!

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • ¼ tsp cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ½ cup unsalted butter, softened
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • 4 plums, pitted and halved
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