Plum Cake

and other soothing treats to end Summer 2021

Photo by Jakub Kapusnak on Unsplash

I have a plum cake recipe, and it’s a keeper. I found it last summer in the New York Times’ recipe box. It didn’t interest me at first, but I had to do something with the pile of plums left on my front stoop. Once I made one, I was addicted, by the crunch of the edges of the cake, by the charming violet circles of plums showing through the cake, by the simple and playful…