Sunday, June 17, 2007

Baked Prune & Nuts Loaf


100 gm. Unsalted Butter
100 gm. sugar
1/2 tsp. salt
2 Large eggs
160 gm. pitted prunes (sliced)
3 Tbsp. orange Juice
1 no. grated Orange skin
40 gm. ground almonds
80 gm. Self-raising flour - sifted
40 gm. almond flakes - roasted
2 Tbsp. coarse sugar for sprinkling on top of cake.


(1) Cream butter, sugar and salt till creamy. Add in eggs one at a time beating well before the next addition.
(2) Fold in grated orange skin, orange juice, ground almonds, almond flakes (leave some for sprinking top) , prunes and lastly self-raising flour.
(3) Pour batter into a loaf pan 8" x 4" rectangular shape. Sprinkle some almond flakes and sugar on top and bake at 180C for about 45 mins. or till cooked.
(4) Leave to cool on a cooling rack before slicing.


Kate said...

Hi Aunty

I love prune cake.. Can share the recipe with us? Actually I still waiting for the nutty moist brownies recipe as well ;p

I know you are very busy, hence did not disturb you... kekeke


chih said...

Dear Yochana,
Thank you so much for sharing the Buttermilk Country Cake recipe, you have really made my day. I m definitely trying it this weekend.
I ve also been looking out for a prune cake recipe, maybe you would share this too ?
I really admire your energy,passion and most of all your generosity in sharing! I m sure like me, many others ve benefited tremendously from your beautiful blog. Thank you again

Anonymous said...

Dear Aunty,

Can you pleasssseeee share your prune cake recipe with me? I can't wait to try it out. A big thank you to you! My email address is

Anonymous said...

Hi Aunty,

Thank you for sharing the recipe for this yummy looking cake. I think you left out the number of eggs in your ingredient list.

Looking forward to more of your bakes and recipes. :)

Peik Keng

yochana said...

Thanks Piek Keng,

I have added in the eggs already.


Anonymous said...

Hi Aunty..i tried the cake's delicious . thanks for sharing such a simple and 'doable' recipe !