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Jeweled Plum Tartlets

I developed these as a way to enjoy the seasonal plums in Michigan, shares Nicole Filizetti of Jacksonville, Florida. The red plums shine like jewels in creamy custard when they emerge from the oven.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 30 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling
  • Makes
    2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup plus 2 teaspoons all-purpose flour, divided
  • 4 teaspoons sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup cold butter, cubed
  • 2 medium plums, sliced
  • 1 large egg yolk
  • 1 tablespoon 2% milk
  • 4 teaspoons brown sugar, divided
  • Vanilla ice cream

Directions

  • In a small bowl, combine 1/2 cup flour, sugar and salt; cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Press onto the bottom and up the sides of two 4-in. fluted tart pans with removable bottoms. Bake at 325° for 10 minutes or until set.
  • Arrange plum slices in crusts. In another bowl, combine the egg yolk, milk, 2 teaspoons brown sugar and remaining flour. Spoon over plums; sprinkle with remaining brown sugar.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack. Serve with ice cream.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 459 calories, 26g fat (15g saturated fat), 163mg cholesterol, 320mg sodium, 52g carbohydrate (25g sugars, 2g fiber), 6g protein.

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