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Appears in
Hoppin' John's Charleston, Beaufort & Savannah: Dining at Home in the Lowcountry

By John Martin Taylor

Published 1997

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This simple tart of fresh plums is a light finish to this classic Charleston midday dinner. You can make this dish early in the day and allow it to sit at room temperature.


  • cups all-purpose flour
  • ¼ cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar<


Place cups of the flour, ¼ cup of the sugar, the butter, the egg yolk, and the milk in the work bowl of a food processor and process until the dough forms a ball. If the dough is too wet and sticks to the b