Ali's Plum Tart

ali Bresnahan

By
@alibee

Make sure the plums are ripe enough - it makes all the difference!! (to ripen plums: place in paper bag - NOT plastic - do not refrigerate; check for softness; should ripen in a day or two. do not OVER-ripen.)


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Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

2 c
flour
2/3 c
chopped walnuts
3/4 c
brown sugar
1 1/2 stick
cold butter (chopped into pieces)
1
egg yolk
6-8
plums (any kind or mixed)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Assemble ingredients.
Preheat oven to 400. Spray pie plate or tart pan with cooking spray (or use false-bottom tart pan).
2
Put flour in mixing bowl, add nuts and brown sugar, mix to combine.
3
Add cold butter, egg yolk. Mix together to combine everything.
4
Take 3/4 of crumb mixture and press into bottom and sides of pan, leaving bottom nice and smooth. Save remaining mixture for step 5. Cut plums in half, remove pits. Cut into quarters (or sixths if very large) and put into crust, arranging them in a circular pattern.
5
Sprinkle remaining crust mixture on top of fruit.
6
Bake at 400 for 45 minutes, or until top crust is nicely browned.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #pastry, #plums