Walnuts. Plums. Brown sugar. Basically, we are going back into time. The month is August. We’re reaping the blessing of summer but ready to enjoy the dark, moist desserts of fall. We are in heaven… or, you know, at a family reunion where great aunt Margie is still making her best homemade treats for the family reunion – treats we shall never fully appreciate until they are gone.
Brown Sugar, Walnut & Plum Pound Cake Recipe
Preheat oven to 350F.
- 1 cup brown sugar, packed
- 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
- 1 cup eggs
- 2 cups flour
- 1 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
- 1 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1 cup plum jam
- 1 cup walnuts, chopped
Cream together brown sugar and butter. Mix in eggs. Then add dry ingredients. Lastly, mix in plum jam & walnuts.
Spray bundt pan with baking spray. Pour batter into bundt pan evenly. Bake for about 40 minutes or until knife poked in middle comes out clean.
Allow to cool for about 15 minutes then carefully turn onto platter.
Maple Frosting Recipe
- 1 cups powdered sugar
- 1 ounces cream cheese, softened
- 1 ounces of unsalted butter, softened
- 1 tablespoons of water
- 1-2 teaspoons of maple extract
- Dash of salt
Whip all ingredients together well. Spread over top of cake. Top with 1/2 cup of chopped walnuts if desired.
It is time to pull out the old recipe cards and bring back the days of sugar plum everything.