German Style Plum Tarts

    German Style Plum Tarts


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    These little tarts can also be made as a whole cake if you prefer. Desserts made with plums are very popular in Germany. Serve with whipped cream and a cup of tea.

    Serves: 12 

    • 250g cream cheese, softened
    • 1/2 cup milk
    • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
    • 2/3 cup caster sugar
    • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • 4 3/4 cups plain flour
    • 2 tablespoons baking powder
    • 3/4 cup plum jam
    • 750g plums, pitted and diced
    • 1 cup chopped blanched almonds, toasted
    • 20g butter, melted

    Preparation:40min  ›  Cook:50min  ›  Ready in:1hour30min 

    1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C. Lightly grease a 25cm round springform pan.
    2. Place the cream cheese, milk, oil, sugar and cinnamon in a bowl and stir well to combine. Mix in the sifted flour and baking powder and knead dough on a floured surface until smooth. Roll the dough into a 50cm square and spread the plum jam over. Sprinkle with the plums and toasted almonds. Roll the dough up tightly like a Swiss roll. Cut into 12 even slices and arrange in the prepared pan. Brush butter over top of the rolls and bake about 45 minutes or until golden brown.

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