Description

Leave room for a slice of this moist, buttery cake with fresh plums and a perfectly chewy crust. It's a celebration, so there's no better time to indulge in a big dollop of the cardamom-scented whipped cream.

Ingredients

  • 150g unsalted butter, softened, plus extra for coating the pan
  • 2/3 cup (150g) plus 1 tablespoon caster sugar
  • 2 cups (240g) almond meal
  • 3 Australian Free Range Eggs
  • 2 tbs Grand Marnier or other orange liqueur
  • 1 orange, finely grated zest only
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond essence
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup (75g) plain flour
  • 3 red-fleshed plums, pitted, each cut into 8 wedges
  • 300ml ctn thickened cream
  • 2 tablespoons icing sugar, plus extra for dusting
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 160