Rustic Plum and Apricot Tart (Recipe)

Rustic Plum and Apricot Tart (Recipe)

Filling Ingredients005

4-6 plums or plumcots, quartered
4-6 apricots, quartered
2 Tbsp sugar (adjust according to sweetness of fruit) plus more for sprinking
1/4 tsp cinnamon
1 Tbsp brandy

Crust Ingredients
1 cup flour
1 Tbsp sugar
3 Tbsp shortening
1-1/2 Tbsp butter, cold & cut into small pieces
2-3 Tbsp ice water
Pinch salt


  • In a food processor combine flour, sugar and salt. 
  • Add shortening and butter. 
  • Pulse until meal-like texture forms. 
  • Add ice water while pulsing until dough begins to comes together.
  • Chill dough for 20-30 minutes.
  • Roll out dough.
  • Transfer dough to parchment paper lined baking sheet.
  • Place fruit mixture in center of dough leaving at least a two inch border.  Fold edges of dough over fruit, forming pleats or folds as necessary.
  • Sprinkle sugar and cinnamon over top of tart.
  • Bake at 375 degrees for 40-50 minutes until golden brown.
  • Cool 20 minutes before serving. 

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