Grandma's Best Plum Cake
Loved this cake very much. The plums became juicy and sweet after baking, which added a great addition to the cake. With a cup of coffee or tea, a perfect afternoon snack.
halved and pitted
Preheat oven to 350℉ (180℃). Grease bottom and sides of a 9 or 10 inch springform pan.
Mix together flour, baking powder, and salt.
Beat together butter, sugar, and lemon zest at medium speed until light and fluffy. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition.
At low speed, beat flour mixture into butter mixture. Spoon batter into prepared pan, spreading evenly.
Arrange plum halves, skinsides up, on top of batter. Sprinkle with lemon juice.
To prepare topping, mix together sugar and cinnamon. Sprinkle over top of cake.
Bake cake until golden brown, 1 hour. Transfer pan to a wire rack to cool slightly.