Serving Size:
1/12 of cake

    Diet Types:
  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Diabetes
  • Dialysis
  • Lower Protein


  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 3/4 cup + 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 cup all-purpose white flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1-1/2 cups fresh plums, pitted
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 12 tablespoons whipped cream


  1. Preheat oven to 350° F. Set butter out to soften.
  2. Cut each plum into 8 pieces.
  3. In a mixing bowl, cream together the butter and 12 tablespoons (3/4 cup) sugar. Beat in the eggs, vanilla and lemon juice and mix well.
  4. Stir together the flour and baking soda. Mix dry ingredients into the creamed mixture.
  5. Spoon batter into a greased 8” or 9” baking pan. Place the plum slices on top, skin sides down.
  6. Combine cinnamon with remaining 2 tablespoons sugar. Sprinkle mixture over the top of cake.
  7. Bake for about 40 minutes, or until toothpick inserted into center comes out clean.
  8. Remove cake from the oven and let cool for 10 to 15 minutes. Loosen around the edges and remove from pan, turning twice so the plum side faces up.
  9. Top with whipped cream. Serve warm or cold. 

Helpful hints

  • Recipe analysis includes salted butter. Substitute a trans-fat free margarine of desired.
  • Save some for later. This cake freezes well.
  • Four large plums will yield approximately 1-1/2 cups.

Nutrients per serving

Calories 198

Protein 2 g

Carbohydrates 25 g

Fat 10 g

Cholesterol 57 mg

Sodium 96 mg

Potassium 58 mg

Phosphorus 30 mg

Calcium 13 mg

Fiber 0.6 g

Kidney and kidney diabetic food choices

  • 1 starch
  • 1/2 fruit
  • 2 fat

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