1 cup maida/all purpose flour½ cup whole wheat flour1 tsp vanilla powder or 1 tsp vanilla extract2-3 plums chopped finely¼ or ½ cup chopped cashews¼ tsp cinnamon powdera pinch or two of grated nutmeg or nutmeg powder½ cup soy milk or dairy milk11/2 tbsp apple cider vinegar or white vinegar½ tsp baking soda½ tsp baking powder¾ or 1 cup organic cane sugar or golden sugar or powdered sugar. (see
notes below)⅔ cup oil or melted butterINSTRUCTIONSgrease a cake round tin or cake loaf pan with oil or butter.preheat your oven to 170 degrees C.seive the whole wheat flour, all purpose flour, cinnamon powder and grated
nutmeg along with baking powder.add the oil or melted butter and mix gently.add the sugar and mix.now add the chopped plums and cashews.fold these gently in the cake batter.add apple cider to soy milk and later add baking soda to this mixture.stir gently and add this frothy bubbly mixture to the cake batter.add the vanilla extract or vanilla powder.fold quickly.pour the cake batter in the greased cake pan.bake at 170 degrees C for 35-40 minutes.when the plum cake becomes warm or cools, remove from the cake pan.serve eggless plum cake warm with tea or coffee.NOTESfew suggestions for eggless plum cake recipe:
1. instead of soy milk you can use milk.2. instead of oil you can use butter.3. some more dry fruits like raisins, apricots, walnuts, almonds or dry fruits of your choice can be added to the cake.4. the ¾th cup sugar makes the cake just sweet. but not sweet enough for a cake. add 1 cup sugar to get the right amount of sweetness.5. if the top of the cake browns quickly, then cover the top with butter paper or aluminium foil.