This lemon-plum cake does not use a lot of added sugar.

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Butter and flour an 11-inch round tart or quiche pan.

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  • Whisk flour, baking powder, cane sugar, and salt in a large bowl. In a separate bowl, whisk eggs and buttermilk. Whisk in the melted butter and lemon zest. Add butter-and-buttermilk mixture to flour mixture and stir gently until just combined.

  • Pour batter into prepared pan and smooth top with a spatula. Arrange plums across the top. Sprinkle with turbinado sugar.

  • Bake for 25 to 30 minutes, or until cake has set and a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Serve warm or at room temperature.

Cook's Notes

You can also make this cake in a 9-by-13-inch rectangular baking dish. Check cake for doneness at 20 minutes.

This recipe is adapted with permission from "Super Natural Every Day: Well-Loved Recipes from My Natural Foods Kitchen" by Heidi Swanson, copyright 2011. Published by Ten Speed Press, a division of Random House, Inc.

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