Mirabelle Tart

Preparation info

  • Serves


    • Difficulty


Appears in

A Long and Messy Business

A Long and Messy Business

By Rowley Leigh

Published 2018

  • About

At work, I would feel compelled to stone the mirabelles, but at home my guests must learn to discard them discreetly.


  • 750g (1lb 10oz) Mirabelle plums
  • 1


For the pastry, cream the butter and sugar together. When perfectly smooth add the beaten egg and incorporate to form a wet paste. Add the sifted flour and the salt and fold in very gently without working the dough. Gather the dough and roll it into a log about 12cm (