Plum Kuchen

300 mins (prep 30)
11 ingredients
makes 8 servings
This kuchen would be terrific made with all types of stone fruit, so feel free to substitute any of your summertime favorites for the plums.

Categories:  cake , german , summer ,
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  • 1 (1/4-ounces) package active dry yeast
  • 1/4 cup warm water (105-110°f)
  • 2 cups plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour, divided
  • 1 cup sugar, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup plain whole-milk yogurt (preferably greek-style) at room temperature
  • 1 large egg, warmed in shell in warm water 5 minutes
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 1/4 sticks unsalted butter, cut into tablespoons and softened, divided
  • 3/4 pound firm-ripe plums (about 4 small), halved and pitted
  • equipment: a stand mixer fitted with paddle attachment
  • accompaniment: plain whole-milk yogurt (preferably greek-style), sweetened


Serving Size (94.67 g)
Servings 8
Amount per Serving
Calories 274.52 Calories from Fat 130.77
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14.53g 178.79%
Saturated Fat 9.11g 364.59%
Trans Fat 0.58g %
Cholesterol 38.1mg 101.59%
Sodium 147.66mg 49.22%
Total Carbohydrate 37.26g 99.35%
Dietary Fiber 0.7 g 22.25%
Sugars 33.75 g %
Protein 0.83g 13.28%
Vitamin A 589.58IU% Vitamin C 4.04mg%
Calcium 7.74mg% Iron 0.26mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
warm water, plus, plain whole-milk yogurt, large egg, grated lemon zest, pure vanilla extract, a, plain whole-milk yogurt, accompaniment