Italian Plum Torte

This recipe is adapted from Maria Burros. I substituted half of the wheat flour with almond flour and added almond extract. 1/2 all-purpose flour1/2 almond meal1 teaspoon baking powder1 pinch salt1/2 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature3/4 cup sugar2 eggs, at room temperature1 teaspoon almond extract11 Italian prune plums (or any amount of plum halves you can fit in the cake), pitted and halved lengthwisesugar … Continue reading Italian Plum Torte

Plum Crostata

1 cup flour1 cup almond meal1/2 cup powdered sugar5 oz butter, cold and cut in small pieces1 tablespoon vanilla extract.1 egg white12 plums, halved, pitted and quartered1/4 cup water1/2 cup sugarzest and juice 1 lemon Process the 4 first ingredients until a sandy mixture forms. Add vanilla and egg white to form a dough. Cover … Continue reading Plum Crostata