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Plum Tart

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Ingredients
  Plain flour 4 Ounce (125 Gram)
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Caster sugar 1 Teaspoon
  Butter 3 Ounce (15 Gram)
  Plums 8 Ounce, halved (250 Gram)
  Egg 8 Ounce, beaten
  Water   Pint (150 Milliliter)
  Sugar 2 Ounce (50 Gram)
  Sifted icing sugar   Cup (0 tbs)
  Cornflour 2 Teaspoon
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.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Baked

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Nutrition Rank

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 mg380.7%

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

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Plum Tart Recipe