Butter, for the pan (or cast iron skillet) 

– 8 plums (or apples, pears)  

– 3/4 cup ground and lightly toasted walnuts 

– 1/2 cup cup butter 

– 1/2 cup Canadian canola oil 

– 3/4 cup sugar 

– 3 eggs 

– 1 tsp ground sumac 

– 1 tsp vanilla 

– 1 1/2 cup red fife flour (or all purpose) 

– 1 tsp baking powder 

– 1/8 tsp salt 

– 4 tbsp honey 



Pre heat oven to 350 degrees 

Add the butter, canola oil and sugar to the bowl of the food processor or mixer and process until creamy

Add the eggs one at a time, and process after each addition, until fluffy. Add the sumac, vanilla, red fife flour, baking powder and salt, and pulse just until the batter is smooth

Add the ground walnuts and pulse to mix them into the batter

Add the batter to the pan or cast iron skillet 

Lay the sliced or chopped plums on top

Bake for 35 minutes 

When the cake comes out of the oven, brush with the honey 

Dust with powdered sugar and serve