Fig Plum Sheet Cake

Recipe from What's For Lunch, Honey?  


The Dough

300g quark
12 tablespoons oil
500g flour
150g fine sugar
2 eggs
3 teaspoons baking powder

The Topping

1 kg plums, pitted and quartered
5-7 ripe figs, quartered
2 tablespoons brown sugar
3 tablespoons lemon juice
50 - 60g pistachios, coarsely chopped
5 tablespoons Acacia honey


In a large bowl rashly mix all the ingredients for the dough with the hook attachment of your hand or stand mixer into a smooth dough. Allow to rest for 15 - 20 minutes.

Line a baking sheet 40 x 25 cm) with baking paper. Pre-heat the oven to 190 degrees C.

In the meantime macerate the figs in lemon juice.

On a floured countertop roll out the dough to the size of the baking sheet. Lift the dough and place on the baking sheet. Using your fingers spread out to the edges of the sheet.

Lay the fig and plum quarters on the dough and sprinkle with brown sugar. Bake the cake for 45 minutes on the bottom rack of your oven. Approx. 15 minutes before the end of the baking time add the pistachios, then bake for the final 15 minutes.

Take the cake out of the oven and allow to slightly cool, then drizzle the honey over the fruit. Cut into squares and serve with vanilla flavored whipped cream.