Mary Kay Plum Cake

03-21-2016 9:34 AM

This recipe was one of many pink dishes created for Mary Kay by her adoring fans. You may have seen this cake recipe originally published in 2002: And Stirred with Love, Recipes and Reflections Shared by the Mary Kay Family. We bring it to you —just in time for your Easter brunch or dinner!


  • 3 eggs
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 cups self-rising flour
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 2 jars (4 oz. each) baby food plums
  • 1 cup chopped pecans


  • Preheat oven to 350°
  • Grease and flour a tube cake pan
  • Beat eggs
  • Add sugar gradually; then add oil
  • Sift flour and measure it
  • Sift again, adding cinnamon and cloves
  • Add to the egg mixture, alternating with plums
  • Beat well after each addition
  • Add pecans, beat again
  • Bake for 1 hour at 350°

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