Pound Tart With Fresh Plums

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  • Time icon
    Total Time
    1hr 45mins
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Try this fun variation on pound cake with fresh plums and cinnamon. Breathe deeply as the sweet aroma fills your kitchen.

recipe updated Oct 8, 2019


  • Granulated sugar icon
    Granulated sugar
    200g (about 1 cup)
  • Egg icon
    3 (150g)
  • Egg yolk icon
    Egg yolk
    1 (20g)
  • All purpose flour icon
    All purpose flour
    200g (about 1½ cups)
  • Baking powder icon
    Baking powder
    1½ tsp
  • Ground cinnamon icon
    Ground cinnamon
    1.5 tsp (4g)
  • Salt icon
    ¼ tsp
  • Unsalted butter icon
    Unsalted butter
    200g (about ¾ cup)
  • Plum icon
    4 (264g)
  • Powdered sugar icon
    Powdered sugar
    as needed


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  • kCook icon Tart pan - 11 x 1"
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Step preview

  1. Pre-heat oven - 175°C
  2. Grease a clean tart pan
  3. Add granulated sugar, egg and egg yolk to a clean large mixing bowl
  4. Whisk until thick - approx 5 min
  5. Add all purpose flour, baking powder, ground cinnamon and salt to a clean medium bowl
  6. Whisk briefly until combined
  7. Transfer dry ingredients to batter bit by bit and mix
  8. Add unsalted butter to a clean small bowl
  9. Melt in microwave - low heat
  10. Transfer content of small bowl to batter
  11. Mix gently until just combined
  12. Transfer batter to tart pan
  13. Add plum to a clean small bowl
  14. Arrange fruit in pie
  15. Bake until lightly browned - 40 min, 175°C
  16. Let cool
  17. Dust with powdered sugar
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