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Marian Burros’ Famous Purple Plum Torte


Ingredients

  • 1 cup (125 grams) all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon (5 grams) baking powder (the aluminum-free kind, if you can find it)
  • Large pinch of salt
  • 1 cup (200 grams) granulated sugar plus 1 to 2 tablespoon (depending on sweetness of plums)
  • 1/2 cup (115 grams or 8 tablespoons) unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 large eggs
  • 12 smallish purple Italian purple plums, halved and pitted
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon