Almond Custard Prune Tart

This fruity tart is enhanced by honey to bring out the prune taste. Then, the ground almonds help to keep the tart moist as well as adding some contrasting flavour. See everything at !

Ingredients for 4 to 6 People:

For the Sweet Pastry:

  • 125 g (1/2 cup) flour
  • 25 g ( 3 Tbsp) honey
  • 50 g ( 1.5 oz) butter
  • 1 egg beaten

For the filling:

  • 1 free range egg
  • 50 g (1.5 oz) sugar
  • 10 cl (1/3 cup) whipping cream
  • 50 g (1.5 oz) ground almonds
  • 4 prunes, washed, dried and cut in halve

Prepare your dough by mixing in a bowl the flour and honey. Add the diced butter, then, the beaten egg. Mix until smooth. Make a ball, wrap it in a plastic wrap and chill about 1 hour.

Meanwhile, whisk the sugar with the egg until whiten. Then add and mix the whipping cream and the almond powder. Reserve. Preheat oven to 180 °C. (356°F).

Take the dough and spread it out between 2 sheets of parchment paper and line it on the greased and floured tin. Prick the pastry and pour the almond cream on top. Arrange plums on almond cream and bake for about 30 minutes.

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