TipVary the recipe
If you'd like to make this out of season, this cake can be made with apricots until the British plums are ready. To serve, you can softly whip double cream then fold in some finely chopped walnuts. Sweeten to taste wth a little icing sugar and serve with the crumble cake.A birthday treat
This would make a lovely rustic alternative to a formal birthday cake, especially for those who aren't fans of rich icing. To make it extra special, simply dust the surface of the finished cake with a little icing sugar, add some elegant birthday candles, a scattering of edible flowers and a simple ribbon.