The classic German plum cake topped with streusel on a bed of fluffy yeast dough, Zwetschgenkuchen is German baking at its best!

Zwetschgenkuchen (German Plum Cake)

While plums can be found in stores throughout the year, in celebration of plum season I want to share a traditional German plum cake with you. Depending on which region of Germany you’re in, it’s call

Summer Time is Zwetschgenkuchen time for me. This traditional German Plum Cake will be made with Damson Plums on a yeast dough. After your first mouthful of this juicy cake you will be addicted to the wonderful flavors of plums, cinnamon, yeast dough and whipped cream. I cant wait to get the first plums (Zwetschgen)  every year to make one of my favorite fruit cakes.

Traditional German Plum Cake (Zwetschgenkuchen)

Summer Time is Zwetschgenkuchen time for me. This traditional German Plum Cake…

This cake is actually known as Zwetschgendatschi in Bavaria, where it is most popular. Roughly translated from Bavarian to German, it would be called Pflaumenkuchen or plum cake in English. BUT Zwetschgen arent ordinary plums, a Datschi isnt really a Kuchen, and a Kuchen is most definitely not a cake! Or at least not a tall, spongy cake - its flatter. Ideally, for this dessert you want the slightly tart Italian plums. If you do have to use another type of plum, be careful the variety you…

German Plum Cake

German Pflaumenkuchen (Plum cake), Poached Plums And My New Website

German Pflaumenkuchen (Plum cake), Poached Plums And My New Website

German Plum Cake (Pflaumenkuchen) - Oktoberfest - it is well worth the time to prepare the plums - it is knock out delicious.

Zwetschgenkuchen - Recipes for German Dessert - International Recipes  Tastes a little like apple pie but is much easier to make. Would be better warm with ice cream. We had to bake 5 minutes longer with tin foil around edges.

Zwetschgenkuchen - Recipes for German Dessert - International Recipes Tastes a little like apple pie but is much easier to make. Would be better warm with ice cream. We had to bake 5 minutes longer with tin foil around edges.

German Plum Cake

This German Plum Cake is one of a famous German cakes and tastes entirely different from other fruit cakes.

So good and so easy! You've GOT to try this German plum cake! #cakerecipes #fruitrecipes #dessert #baking #easyrecipe

So good and so easy! You've GOT to try this German plum cake! #cakerecipes #fruitrecipes #dessert #baking #easyrecipe

German Plum Cake - A combination of a deliciously moist lemon tart topped with sweet plums baked to perfection. #LiveLikeYouAreRich

German Plum Cake

When I lived in Germany, I often ate German Plum Cake known in German as Pflaumenkuchen. I fell in love with the combination of a deliciously moist lemon tart topped with sweet plums baked to perfection.

German Plum Cake - vegan and GF

Vegan German plum cake

Vegan German plum cake is an eggless (and gluten-free if needed) rendition of this summer cake. It's a light and fluffy sponge topped with jammy plums.

German prune cake or Zwetschendatschi is a popular cake when the plums are ripe and it is served with whipped cream. Wonderful German coffee cake.

ZWETSCHE KUCHEE :)) (German prune cake or Zwetschendatschi is a popular cake when the plums are ripe and it is served with whipped cream.

Pflaumenkuchen - German Plum Cake [Note to self: 120 g = 8 Tbsp, 85 g = 6 Tbsp, 180º C = 356º F]

Pflaumenkuchen - German Plum Cake [Note to self: 120 g = 8 Tbsp, 85 g = 6 Tbsp, C = F]

So good and so easy! You've GOT to try this German plum cake! #cakerecipes #fruitrecipes #dessert #baking #easyrecipe

So good and so easy! You've GOT to try this German plum cake! #cakerecipes #fruitrecipes #dessert #baking #easyrecipe

Plum Kuchen. Could this be Prune Kuchen?  I love prunes. The original pinner said: This was my first time cooking with plums. It turned out really good. Loved the sweet-tart taste of the cake. I only used 1/2 c of sugar over the cake, and it only needed about 30 minutes in the oven. Would make it again!

Plum Kuchen Recipe - Food - GRIT Magazine

Yummy and easy Plum kuchen recipe - delicious! Does not look like picture but who cares, yum. I did cup sugar in batter and you only need cup of sugar for the topping (if your plums are sweet, if not then full amount of sugar). Bake at

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