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Buttery Plum Tart

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  Butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), softened
  All-purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Ground cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Plums 1 1⁄2 Pound, sliced
  Almond extract 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Slivered almonds 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Heavy cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

1. Prepare pastry: Into medium-sized bowl, measure butter or margarine, 1 1/2 cups flour, 1/3 cup sugar, and V teaspoon ground cinnamon. With hand, knead mixture until blended. Press pastry onto bottom and up side of 9-inch tart pan with removable bottom or onto bottom and 1 inch up side of 9-inch springform pan.
2. Preheat oven to 375°F. In bowl, toss plums, extract, 1/2 cup sugar, 2 table-spoons flour, and 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon. Arrange plum slices, closely overlapping, to form concentric circles in pan. Sprinkle with almonds.
3. Bake tart 45 minutes or until pastry is golden and plums are tender. Cool tart in pan on wire rack.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2546 Calories from Fat 1331

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 152 g234.1%

Saturated Fat 86.8 g433.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 406.3 mg135.4%

Sodium 61.3 mg2.6%

Total Carbohydrates 286 g95.5%

Dietary Fiber 18.9 g75.4%

Sugars 169.2 g

Protein 27 g54%

Vitamin A 138.8% Vitamin C 109.2%

Calcium 28.7% Iron 46.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Buttery Plum Tart Recipe