Late summer days. Abundance of plums, apples and mirabelles in every garden…. Before the season slips away don’t miss to bake this Tarte aux Mirabelles et aux Amandes. It’s worth it!
Tarte aux Mirabelles et aux Amandes
250g tart dough with almonds
700g mirabelles (golden cherry plums)
150g icing sugar
80g finely ground almonds
a pinch of cinnamon
100ml liquid cream
1 tablespoon melted butter
30g sliced almonds
Preheat the oven to 160°.
Wash and pit the mirabelles. In a bowl beat the butter and the sugar until creamy. Add the ground almonds, the cinnamon and the liquid cream. Beat until all ingredients are well blended. Finally mix in the melted butter.
Roll out the dough (26cm circle or 20 x 30 rectangle) and and fit it into the base and up the sides of your tart pan.
Distribute the mirabelles evenly on the dough. Spread the filling and the sliced almonds onto them. Bake for 35 minutes. Serve cold.