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Sugar Plum Coffee Cake

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  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine, melted
  • 1/2 cup walnuts
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 2 cups buttermilk pancake and biscuit mix
  • 1 apple
  • 1 slightly beaten egg
  • 1 (16.5 ounce) can purple plums, drained
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup milk


  1. Heat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Place melted butter into bottom of deep-dish baker. Sprinkle brown sugar evenly over butter.
  3. Peel apple with apple peeler/corer/slices. Separate apple into rings. Layer apple rings over sugar mixture; do not overlap rings.
  4. Cut plums in half and remove seeds. Place a plum half in each apple ring center, rounded side down. Place remaining plum halves in deep-dish baker around apple slices.
  5. Chop walnuts with food chopper and sprinkle over plums.
  6. In bowl, combine biscuit mix, egg, sugar and milk with whisk. Spread evenly over nuts.
  7. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until lightly browned.
  8. Cool for 5 minutes and invert onto serving tray.
  9. Serve warm.

Yield: 8 servings

Recipe credit: Pampered Chef