You won’t believe this Upside Down Plumb Oatmeal Cake is healthy enough to eat for breakfast! Filling oats, sweet plums, and walnuts create a hearty and sweet cake.
There are few things in life better than eating cake for breakfast. Especially when that slice of cake is as healthy as it is tasty.
This Upside Down Plumb Oatmeal Cake starts with a hearty oat batter that is swirled with walnuts. The plumbs are sliced thin, and cooked with coconut sugar until they get soft and jamy, before being layered into a mosaic pattern in the bottom of the baking dish.
The plums are then topped with the oat batter and the cake gets baked to perfection. The result is a hearty oat cake topped with a sweet caramelized plum topping.
This Upside Down Plumb Oatmeal Cake is healthy enough to be called breakfast thanks to a few MVP ingredients:
Plums are in the same family as prunes and have many of the same digestive benefits. They aid in digestion and promote regularity. Plums can also lower cholesterol. They are a low glycemic fruit, which can keep your blood sugar levels steady and even promoting a healthy weight.
Walnuts contain a host of cardiovascular benefits. They lower cholesterol, improve blood pressure, and even prevent coronary heart diseases. These nuts also increase metabolic function, help manage diabetes, and prevent cancer.