Baked Plum Kuchen Recipe


Main Ingredient


 All purpose flour1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Salt1 Dash
 Baking powder2 Teaspoon
 Sugar1 Tablespoon
 Shortening3 Tablespoon
 Milk1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Italian blue plums1 Pound, halved
 Nuts2 Tablespoon, chopped
 Sugar1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Butter1 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1907 Calories from Fat 728

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 81 g125.4%

Saturated Fat 23.9 g119.5%

Trans Fat 5.9 g

Cholesterol 43.6 mg

Sodium 1067.6 mg44.5%

Total Carbohydrates 284 g94.8%

Dietary Fiber 5.5 g22%

Sugars 122.2 g

Protein 27 g53.2%

Vitamin A 9.8% Vitamin C

Calcium 93% Iron 38.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Sift flour, measure and resift 3 times with baking powder, salt and sugar.
Work in the shortening with a pastry blender or 2 knives until particles are the size of rice grains.
Add the milk all at once, stir quickly only enough to dampen the dry ingredients.
Spread dough in bottom of an 8-inch greased pie pan.
Arrange plums over top.
Sprinkle salt, nuts, and sugar over top, and dot with butter.
Bake in a moderately hot oven (400° F.) for 20 to 25 minutes.
Serve warm.
6 servings.
This is also good made with sour red plums, but more sugar will be required.