Swiss Plum Kuchen

Recipe by Karin...
READY IN: 1hr 5mins




  • To make the dough, combine dry ingredients in bowl and mix.
  • Add the butter cut into small pieces.
  • Rub into the dry ingredients until mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs.
  • Add eggs and mix until the dough forms a ball.
  • Wrap the dough and chill.
  • For the almond filling, using blender (or food processor), grind the almonds with the sugar until fine.
  • Add the almond extract and butter and mix until smooth.
  • Add eggs one at a time.
  • Add flour and mix well.
  • Roll the dough out on a floured surface and line a greased flan dish/tin.
  • Trim the edge.
  • Spread evenly with the filling.
  • Remove stones from plums and slice into quarters.
  • Arrange sliced plums cut side up on top of filling.
  • Scatter the sliced almonds evenly over the plums.
  • Bake at 300'F for about 45 minutes, until the dough is baked through and the filling is set.
  • Cool in flan dish/tin on a rack.
  • Serve sprinkled with icing-sugar (confectioner's sugar).