Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).
Granulated Sugar (1 cup)
Unsalted Butter (1/2 cup)
All-Purpose Flour (1 cup)
Baking Powder (1 tsp)
Salt (1 pinch)
. Beat well for a couple of minutes.
Generously butter a springform pan and sprinkle with sugar.
Add the batter to the pan.
Top the batter with the
Black Plums (12)
, skin side up, and sprinkle lightly with sugar and
Ground Cinnamon (to taste)
. Drizzle with
Lemon Juice (to taste)
Bake for 1 hour, or until a toothpick comes out clean.
While the cake bakes, caramelize
Granulated Sugar (1/2 cup)
Heavy Cream (1 cup)
and simmer until smooth.
Grand Marnier (1.5 fl oz)
Add the plums and simmer until they are heated through, about 2 minutes.
Serve the compote alongside the torte. Enjoy!