Marinated plums on hot milk sponge

Recipe from: 4/1/2003 12:00:00 AM

Ingredients 13
Servings 6
Time

Ingredients

  • 500
    g
    plums or nectarines, stones removed and finely sliced
  • 30
    ml
    castor sugar
  • 2
    ml
    vanilla essence
  • 125
    ml
    Marsala (or any dessert wine of your choice)
  • 1
    Litres
    (1 tub) frozen yoghurt
  • To make sponge cake:
  • 4
    eggs
  • 250
    ml
    castor sugar
  • 500
    ml
    cake flour
  • 15
    ml
    baking powder
  • 250
    ml
    milk
  • 100
    g
    butter or margarine
  • 5
    ml
    vanilla essence
 

Method

 
Place sliced plums, sugar and vanilla into a bowl.
Pour dessert wine over them, cover with clingwrap and keep in refrigerator for several hours.
Preheat oven to 180 °C.
Grease a loaf pan.
Beat eggs and sugar together until thick and pale yellow.
Sift flour and baking powder together and fold into egg and sugar mixture.
Heat milk and butter (do not boil), then leave to cool.
Stir milk mixture and essence into batter.
Spoon into two greased tins.
Bake for 25 to 30 minutes.
Remove and cool on a wire rack.
Cut loaf into 6 slices.
Grill slices on both sides until lightly browned.
Put slices of cake on individual dessert plates.
Top with frozen yoghurt, followed by marinated plums.
Drizzle with remaining juice and serve immediately.
 

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