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Plum and Almond Tart

Zola Nene
4.50 from 2 votes
Course Dessert


For the plums

  • 6 ripe plums, halved
  • 2 TBSP castor sugar
  • ½ cup water

For the tart

  • ½ cup castor sugar
  • 200 g butter, softened
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • ¼ cup sel-raising flour
  • cups ground almonds

For the vanilla yoghurt (optional)

  • 500 g yoghurt
  • 2 TBSP icing sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla paste


  • Preheat the over to 180°C
  • Place the plums, cut side up, into a roasting dish, then sprinkle with sugar and water.
  • Place into the oven and roast for 20 minutes until the plums are tender.
  • Spray a 24cm loose bottom fluted tart tin.
  • In a large bowl, cream the butter, sugar and vanilla until light and fluffy.
  • Beat in eggs, a little at a time then mix in the flour.
  • Mix together the flour and almonds, then fold into the wet ingredients.
  • Bake tart for 45 minutes or until the edges are golden brown.
  • Remove from the oven. Allow to cool in the pan for 15 minutes, then remove tart from the tin and leave to cool completely.
  • Mix together the yoghurt, icing sugar and vanilla then serve with the tart, dusted with icing sugar.
Keyword baking, desserts, plums, stone fruit, valentines day