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Delight your dinner party guests with these speedy Plum and almond tarts. Featuring golden crispy pastry, they make for a delicious dessert that will certainly hit the spot!

  • Serves4
  • Cook time25 minutes
  • Prep time15 minutes
Plum and almond tarts


  • 100g butter, softened
  • ½ cup (110g) caster sugar
  • 1 Coles Australian Free Range Egg
  • 1 cup (120g) almond meal
  • ¼ cup (35g) plain flour
  • 1 tsp almond essence (optional)
  • 1 sheet ready-rolled puff pastry
  • 4 firm just-ripe plums, stoned, thinly sliced crossways
  • ¼ cup (20g) flaked almonds
  • 1 tbs caster sugar, extra

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  1. Step 1

    Preheat oven to 200°C. Line a baking tray with baking paper.
  2. Step 2

    Use an electric mixer to beat the butter and sugar in a bowl until pale and creamy. Add the egg and beat until well combined. Add the almond meal, flour and almond essence, if using, and stir to combine.
  3. Step 3

    Place the pastry on a clean work surface. Cut into 4 squares. Place on the lined tray. Prick the pastry squares all over with a fork. Spread the almond mixture evenly over each pastry square, leaving a 1cm border. Arrange the plum slices over the almond mixture. Sprinkle with flaked almonds and extra sugar.
  4. Step 4

    Bake for 20-25 mins or until pastry is golden brown and puffed. Serve warm or at room temperature.