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Apricot tart
Wed 23-Sep-09
5:44 pm
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Suky
Godalming, Surrey

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Made the apricot tart using your link to Orangette's recipe. Made it using nectarines as there were no apricots to be had. Totally scrummy
Daughter phoned 'You know you're coming to supper tonight? Well… I left it too late to do pudding, can you bring something?'
This was 1 1/2 hours before we left for her home! I had some softened butter on the side and a punnet of plums so I thought 'Orangettes pastry with plums'…but no time for the chilling etc. Took a chance, made the pastry with the soft butter so the dough was very soft too. Instead of chilling, rolling out etc I put it straight in the tart tin and flattened it with my fingers, pushing it up the sides and smoothing it out. I popped the pastry, in the tin, in the freezer while I made up the sugar and salt mix in a bag and added 2 tsp of cornflour 'cos the plums were very juicy. I stoned the plums and sliced them and put them in another bag. Just before we left I put both bags and the tart in a basket and took it with me. DD only lives 30mins away so base was still frozen when I got there. I put the plum slices in the bag of sugar mix, shook it around to coat, arranged them in the tart case and popped it all in the oven. Voila! One very impressed daughter and son in law!

Fri 20-Nov-09
7:32 am
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Orangette's tart is delish. Must try it with plums, thanks for the tip.

I've tried it with blackberry and apple and it was good too. The only disaster was using raspberries.

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