|Prune plums||14 Ounce|
|Sifted all purpose flour||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Baking powder||1 1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Soft butter||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Milk||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Plum sauce||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
Grease a 1-qt, casserole or mold generously.
Drain plums very well, saving juice for sauce.
Cut plums into halves, remove stones and lay fruit, cut sides down, on paper towelling to dry.
Put plums, cut sides up, on bottom of greased casserole or mold.
Sift flour, sugar, baking powder and salt into mixing bowl.
Add butter, egg, milk and vanilla and beat just until smooth.
Pour carefully into prepared dish.
Cover loosely with waxed paper or aluminum foil and steam 2 hours.
Serve hot with Plum Sauce.