Plum Tart Recipe

Summary

Health IndexJust EnjoyCuisine
CourseMethod
Main Ingredient

Ingredients

 Plain flour4 Ounce (125 Gram)
 Salt1 Pinch
 Caster sugar1 Teaspoon
 Butter3 Ounce (15 Gram)
 Plums8 Ounce, halved (250 Gram)
 Egg8 Ounce, beaten
 Water  Pint (150 Milliliter)
 Sugar2 Ounce (50 Gram)
 Sifted icing sugar  Cup (0 tbs)
 Cornflour2 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2509 Calories from Fat 830

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 94 g144.6%

Saturated Fat 51.2 g256.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1142.1 mg

Sodium 585.6 mg24.4%

Total Carbohydrates 389 g129.5%

Dietary Fiber 6 g23.9%

Sugars 281.9 g

Protein 38 g75.2%

Vitamin A 80.3% Vitamin C 35.9%

Calcium 16.8% Iron 28%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Sift the flour and salt into a bowl and add the sugar.
Rub in the butter until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.
Add the egg and mix to a smooth dough.
Knead lightly, cover and chill for 30 minutes.
Roll out the dough on a floured surface and use to line a 15 cm (6 inch) flan ring placed on a baking sheet.
Reserve the trimmings.
Put the plums, water and sugar in a saucepan.
Cook gently until tender.
Drain, reserving the juice.
Blend the cornflour with a little cooled juice, then add the remainder.
Bring to the boil, stirring.
Add the plums and spoon into the pastry case.
Cut strips from the pastry trimmings and make a lattice pattern over the filling.
Cook in a preheated moderately hot oven, 200°C (400°F), Gas Mark 6, for 25 minutes.
Cool in the tin.
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