An opportunity here to use up ripe fruit that is justsitting in the fruit bowl. Plums or Peaches will work just as well or any combination of fruit. Put together in 10 minutes using store cupboard ingredients.

You will need:

In the blender or food processor:

3 free range eggs
1 cup of Milk
1 cup of white sugar
175g of softened butter
1 teaspoon of Vanilla essence

In a mixing bowl:

2 cups of plain flour
2 teaspoons of Baking Powder
Pinch of salt
350gms of Nectarines (stoned and flesh diced)
½ cup of chocolate chips


Pre-heat Oven to 180°c or 160° c for a fan oven

Blitz all ingredients in the blender.

Mix, by hand into the flour bowl, incorporating thoroughly together.

Line base and sides (above the tin) a 20cm square cake tin.

Bake for 50 to 55 minutes.
Cool in tin before turning out.

Dust with Icing sugar or a butter chocolate icing


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