Alsatian Plum Cakes

Raspberry-Chocolate Angel Food Cake

Almond-Lemon Tart

(Find these recipes in the May 2009 issue of Shape)

4 tablespoons unsalted butter

1 cup almond paste

2 tablespoons nonfat sour cream pure vanilla extract

4 cups evaporated cane juice

pure almond extract

pure lemon extract

1 tablespoon fresh lime juice

½ teaspoon fresh lemon juice

1 teaspoon cream of tartar

1?3 cup buttermilk

1½ cups heavy cream

15 large egg

1 teaspoon Grand Marnier

all-purpose flour

2 tablespoons brown sugar

sea salt

3 tablespoons lemon zest

1/3 cup cocoa powder

1 teaspoon cornstarch

Seeds scraped from 1?2 vanilla bean

3¼ cup chopped almonds

3 plums

4 cups fresh or frozen raspberries

¾ cup pitted unsweetened frozen cherries

Cooking spray