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Satsuma Plum with Mission Black Fig Tart

Recipe to follow later today:


1 Recipe Puff Pastry (previous post)

12 Satsuma Plums, washed and sliced

10 Mission figs

1 cup raw sugar

1 cup water

2 tsp cornstarch

2 Pinch of white pepper


Roll out crust and line tart pan - layer the plums along the bottom.


In saucepan heat water and sugar with the figs- stir, bringing to a boil and cook until broken down, then mix the cornstarch with 4 tsp water and add to the figs- continue to stir and cook until very thick. Stir in the pepper. Cool.

Pour on top of pulms then cover with more pastry- lattice or plain, your choice.

Bake at 400 degrees for 40 minutes.

Serves 8.

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Taken on July 6, 2009