This plum kuchen is essentially an easy crumb cake made with a doughy batter and a simple streusel topping. A German classic, we welcome it as breakfast, brunch, onesies, dessert, midnight nosh…heck, there’s no time of day or night that we don’t welcome it.

A plum kuchen on a sheet of parchment with three slices cut from it and a collection of forks, a spoon, and two coffee cups nearby.

This enriched dough has more in common with a cake than bread and is ideal to serve for…

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