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“Plums are traditional in German baking. My mother used to make Zwetschen Kuchen, a plum cake with yeast dough every fall around the Jewish New Year. I loved the Plums, but hated the dough. I used an apple crisp recipe, but substituted plums for the apples”
1hr 15mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degree Fahrenheit.
  2. Pit and quarter the plums.
  3. Sprinkle 1 tablespoon lemon juice over plums.
  4. Mix 3/4 cup sugar, cornstarch, and combine with the plums.
  5. Place in a 9 x 9 inch square cake pan.
  6. Combine flour, oats, 1/2 cup sugar, and salt.
  7. Cut butter into mixture until crumbly.
  8. Sprinkle over the plums.
  9. Bake until the topping is browned and the fruit is bubbly, about 1 hour.
  10. Serve either warm or cold.
  11. Great with vanilla ice cream or frozen vanilla yogurt.

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