Plum Custard Tart

Jane Kaylie

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Plum Custard Tart


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Serves:

4

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 3/4 lb
red or purple plums pitted and quartered lengthwise about 10 plums
1 recipe walnut pastry dough large single-crust
2 Tbsp
semolina or cornmeal
1 large egg
1/2 c
granulated sugar
1 Tbsp
all-purpose flour
1 Tbsp
pure vanilla extract
1/2 c
1% milk confectioners' sugar for dustinga

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Position oven racks in center and lower third of oven; preheat to 425°F. Lightly oil an 11 inch tart pan with a removable bottom or coat it with nonstick spray.
2
Arrange plums, cut-side down, in a single layer on a baking sheet with sides. Roast on the lower rack for 10 to 12 minutes, or until tender and browned in spots, turning plums over halfway through cooking.
3
Set aside to cool. Reduce oven temperature to 375°. Place 2 overlapping sheets of plastic wrap on a work surface. Set dough in the center and cover with 2 more sheets of plastic wrap. Roll dough into a 13-inch circle.
4
Remove top sheets of plastic and invert dough into prepared pan, letting excess dough hang over the edges.
5
Gently press dough into bottom and sides of pan. Pull off plastic wrap. To trim excess dough, run a rolling pin over the top edge of the tart pan.
6
Place pan on a baking sheet with sides. Sprinkle semolina (or cornmeal) over crust. Arrange roasted plums, skin-side down, in a single layer inside tart shell.
7
In a mixing bowl, whisk egg, sugar, flour and vanilla until smooth. Gradually whisk in milk. Slowly pour custard over plums.
8
Bake on the center rack for 25 to 30 minutes, or until custard is set. To remove tart ring, place bottom of tart pan on the top of a large can and carefully press down on the edges until ring slides off.
9
Transfer tart to a large platter to cool. Just before serving, dust with confectioners' sugar. Serve slightly warm or at room temperature.
10
MAKES 12 SERVINGS.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Low Sodium
Other Tag: Quick & Easy