Plum and Almond Tart

Ingredients

1 cup flour, plain
90 grams butter
1 tablespoon water
1 cup almonds, ground
1/2 cup sugar (caster)
2 teaspoons grated lemon rind
1 kg plums
30 grams butter
1 tablespoon sugar (caster)
1 teaspoon cinnamon, ground

Preparation

1
Pastry:Sift flour into a bowl, rub in butter, add egg yolk and water and mix to a firm dough. Do not overwork the dough. Cover and refrigerate 20 minutes. On a lightly floured bench, roll dough out large enough to line a 25-30 cm flan tin, trim the edges neatly.
2
Filling:Combine almonds, sugar, egg and lemon rind in a bowl and mix to a paste.
3
Halve and seed plums, drain on absorbant paper.
4
Spread almond mixture into pastry case, top with plums, dot with butter and sprinkle with extra sugar and cinnamon. Bake in a moderate oven for about 30 minutes or until golden brown. Dust with icing sugar and serve warm or cold with whipped cream and toasted almonds.
5
Serves 4-6.

Tools

Yield:

4.0 servings

Added:

December 5, 2009

Creator:

Anonymous

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