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                              PLUM-ALMOND TART
 
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 Serving Size  : 9    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Desserts                         Fruits
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      1/2   pk           Frozen puff pastry, 1 sheet
      2/3   c            Toasted sliced almonds
                         -finely chopped
    1 1/2   lb           Plums -- halve, pitted,
                         sliced
      1/4   c            Sugar
    2       tb           Sugar
    1       t            Grated lemon zest
                         -----NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION/SERV-----
            x            222 calories
            x            4 g protein
            x            35 g carbohydrate
            x            8 g fat
            x            5 mg cholesterol
            x            21 mg sodium
 
   1.  Preheat oven to 400F.  On lightly floured surface, roll thawed
   pastry sheet to 14x12 inch rectange.  With sharp knife, cut off 2
   inches from ong side to make a 12 inch square; cut 14x2 inch strip
   lengthwise into four 1/2 inche wide strips.  Brush edges of pastry
   square with water; attach a pastry strip on top of each edge,
   pressing gently and trimming to fit. Place on baking sheet.
   
   2.  Sprinkle almonds over pastry (not over strips).
   
   3.  In bowl, combine plums, 1/4 cup sugar and the lemon zest; toss to
   combine.  Arrange plums, overlapping, in rows over almonds; reserve
   any juices from plums. Sprinkle plums with remaining 2 T sugar. Bake
   20 to 25 minutes or until browned and bubbly. Brush top with any
   reserved plum juice.  Serve warm or at room temperature.
   
   From:  McCall’s August 1993
  
 
 
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