Baked Plum and Almond Pud
100g (3/4 cup) sugar
100g ground almonds
2 large eggs
6 fresh plums
Cream the butter and the sugar. Add eggs and beat well to form a smooth batter.
Halve fruit, remove stone and thickly slice.
Arrange fruit on the base of the baking dish and pour over batter.
Bake for 40-50 minutes until a skewer inserted comes out clean.
Serve with lashings of custard, cream or ice cream.
Recipe by Justine Drake