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Martha's Favorite

Martha's Favorite

Plum-Nectarine Buckle

A buckle is a decadent dessert hybrid: cakelike cobbler with a crumble topping.

  • servings: 10

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Ingredients

  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground allspice
  • Salt
  • 1 large egg
  • 2/3 cup whole milk
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 3/4 pound plums, halved, pitted, and cut into 1/2-inch-thick wedges (2 cups)
  • 3/4 pound nectarines, halved, pitted, and cut into 1/2-inch-thick wedges (2 cups)
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • Crumble Topping

Directions

  1. Step 1

    Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Brush a 9-inch square cake pan or 10-inch cast iron skillet with 2 tablespoons butter; set aside. Whisk together flour, 3/4 cup sugar, the baking powder, allspice, and 3/4 teaspoon salt in a medium bowl; set aside.

  2. Step 2

    Whisk together egg, milk, vanilla, and remaining 4 tablespoons butter in another medium bowl. Add egg mixture to flour mixture; stir to combine. Spread batter evenly into buttered pan.

  3. Step 3

    Toss plums, nectarines, lemon juice, remaining 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar, and a pinch of salt in a large bowl. Spread fruit mixture evenly over batter. Sprinkle with topping. Bake until a cake tester inserted into center comes out with moist crumbs, about 1 hour and 15 minutes. Let cool in pan on a wire rack 1 hour before serving.

Source
Martha Stewart Living, August 2005

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Reviews (1)

  • 14 Jul, 2012

    Delicious, Made it exactly as written. Baked in a cast iron pan for about 65 minutes. Served it with vanillas ice cream.