Damson Tart

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READY IN: 1hr 40mins
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Place flour, butter & salt into a large bowl. Rub butter into flour with fingertips to resemble FINE breadcrumbs. (work quickly before butter becomes soft).
  • Add water to mixture using a COLD knife, stir until dough binds together. Add more water (teaspoon at a time) if dough seems to dry.
  • Wrap dough in plastic wrap and chill 15 to 30 minutes.
  • For Filling :
  • 1 1/2 pounds Damson Plums.
  • 4 oz sugar.
  • Directions:
  • Half fill large baking bowl with plums. Sprinkle with sugar. Put rest of plums on top making higher in center.
  • Roll or pat out chilled pastry dough larger than circumference of baking bowl. Trim to fit bowl. Press dough around bowl to seal in juices. Use remaining dough to make a trim to go around bowl and place over the dough covering the fruit. Cut several vent holes in top of dough.
  • Brush lightly with water. Sprinkle sugar on top of pastry.
  • Bake at 400 degree F. in preheated oven for approximately 1 hour.
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