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for mom's plum tart | by amy drucker
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for mom's plum tart

first, spend a lovely afternoon in the garden picking plums and raspberries. return to the house with very few raspberries left but enough plums to make a tart.


preheat oven to 400-degrees


pit and halve approx. 24 small plums

2 cups flour

3/4 finely chopped walnuts

3/4 cup light brown sugar

12 tablespoons cold butter, diced

1 egg yolk


combine flour walnuts brown sugar add butter add egg yolk

take 1 1/2 cups of mixture and press into bottom of 9" springform pan

arrange plums skin side down overlapping to cover the crumb mixture

sprinkle the rest of mixture over fruit


bake 40-50 minutes or until lightly browned


cool before releasing sides of pan

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Taken on September 9, 2010