Plum and Almond Tart Recipe

The sweet and juicy Plum and Almond Tart is a dessert from the British cuisine. Learn how to make/prepare Plum and Almond Tart by following this easy recipe.
Plum and Almond Tart Recipe
Preparation Time 90 Minutes
Cooking Time 45 Minutes
Difficulty Easy
Recipe Type Non Veg.
Serves 8
Calories Per Serving 387
  • For Pastry
  • 1 cup All-Purpose Flour
  • 6 tbsp Butter
  • 1 Egg Yolk
  • 1 tbsp Water (or as required)

  • 2 (16½ oz) cans Purple Plums (drained)
  • 1 cup Almonds (ground)
  • ½ cup Sugar (granulated)
  • 2 tsp Lemon Rind (grated)
  • 1 Egg (lightly beaten)
  • 2 tbsp Butter
  • 1 tbsp Sugar (granulated, extra)
  • 2 tsp Cinnamon
  • Powdered Sugar (for dusting)
How to make Plum and Almond Tart:
  • Combine together flour, butter, egg yolk and water in a mixing bowl.
  • Add enough water to form dry dough.
  • Turn the dough on a floured surface and knead until smooth.
  • Cover the dough and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  • Roll the dough into a large circle to fit in a 9-inch flan pan. Refrigerate the rolled dough for another 30 minutes.
  • Halve the plums and deseed them. Drain on absorbent paper.
  • Mix together almonds, sugar, lemon rind and egg in a mixing bowl. Stir well to form a paste.
  • In another bowl, mix extra sugar and cinnamon thoroughly.
  • Line the dough into a pie pan.
  • Spread the almond mixture on the pastry.
  • Top with plums and dot with butter.
  • Sprinkle the sugar mixture on top.
  • Bake at 375 °F for about 50 minutes till the pie turns golden brown.
  • Dust the pie with powdered sugar.
  • Serve warm or cold with whipped cream and slices almonds.