Plum Pie

Plum Pie


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About this recipe: This fruit pie is a delicious alternative to apple pie. Sweetened plums are baked in a sweetcrust pastry. Enjoy dusted with icing sugar, with whipped cream or ice cream.


Serves: 12 

  • For the Pastry
  • 300g plain flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 200g butter
  • 200g caster sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla sugar
  • 1 egg
  • For the Filling
  • 2 cupfuls sliced plums, juiced reserved
  • 2 lemons, juiced
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla sugar
  • 2 heaped tablespoons cornflour
  • To Decorate
  • icing sugar (optional)

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:1hr  ›  Extra time:1hr chilling  ›  Ready in:2hr20min 

  1. Mix together flour and baking powder. Add remaining pastry ingredients and work into a pastry dough. Cover and chill for 1 hour.
  2. Grease a round springform cake tin and lightly flour a work surface.
  3. Cut dough in half and roll out one piece. Line the bottom and sides of the tin with pastry dough.
  4. For the filling: Place collected plum juice, lemon juice and cornflour into a small pan. Heat until thickened. Let cool, then drizzle over pastry-lined tin.
  5. Layer plums on top and sprinkle with vanilla sugar.
  6. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
  7. Roll out remaining pastry dough and place over the plums.
  8. Bake in preheated oven for about 1 hour. If desired, dust with icing sugar.

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