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    Plum Crostata

    Plum Crostata. Photo by Ravenseyes

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    1 hr 10 mins

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    50 mins

    Ravenseyes's Note:

    One of my favorite fruits are the various plums and of course the deeper the color the sweeter the plum - this is an easy and exciting dessert served with a little vanilla ice cream it is complete

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 6-8

    Yield:

    wedges

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      In food processor add the 1 1/4 cups of flour, 2 tablesppons sugar and salt - pulse to mix completly. Add butter and pulse to incorperate to resemble a course pea sized mixture. Add cold water slowly and pulse until the dough comes together. (do not over mix) Gather the dough and pat into a rounnd ball wrap in cling wrap and refridgerate for approxiamtely 30 minutes to an an hour.
    2. 2
      Preheat the oven to 425 degrees position the rack to the thrid level - line the baking sheet with parchment paper. Working on a lightly floured surface roll out the dough into a disk shape to approximately 12 inches in diameter, transfer to the baking sheet and chill for another 15 to 30 minutes.
    3. 3
      In a bowl combine the remaining regular sugar plus 2 tablespoons (sugar not raw sugar) with cornstartch, cinnamon and organge zest. Add the plums and toss well. Let the mixture stand stirring every 5 mins or so to release the sugars from the plums for apporximately 15 to 20 minutes or until sugar is dissolved.
    4. 4
      Arrange the fruit in a circular fashion around the dough working into the center making sure to leave a good 1 1/2 inch plus around the outside edges. Fold the dough over onto the plums. Brush the outside rim of dough with the egg yolk whisked with the water - and sprinkle with the raw sugar.
    5. 5
      Bake the crostata for approx 50 mins or until center fruit is bubbling and the outside crust is golden brown - let cool on baking sheet for a good 30 to 40 minutes cut in wedges and serve with ice cream or whipped cream.
    6. 6
      You can fridgerate the actual dough for up to 3 days.

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    Nutritional Facts for Plum Crostata

    Serving Size: 1 (122 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 376.5
     
    Calories from Fat 149
    39%
    Total Fat 16.5 g
    25%
    Saturated Fat 10.0 g
    50%
    Cholesterol 71.4 mg
    23%
    Sodium 234.5 mg
    9%
    Total Carbohydrate 54.9 g
    18%
    Dietary Fiber 1.8 g
    7%
    Sugars 32.5 g
    130%
    Protein 3.8 g
    7%

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