Plum and Almond Tart

Preparation info
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Appears in
The Complete Guide to Traditional Jewish Cooking

By Marlena Spieler

Published 2016

  • About

This German Jewish tart is enjoyed for Rosh Hashanah, when sweet things are eaten for a sweet New Year. In Southern Germany the plums were ripening during the time of the New Year celebrations, and so this tart evolved as a seasonal treat.


  • 175 g/6 oz/ cups plain (all-purpose) flour
  • 115


  1. Sift the flour into a mixing bowl. Dice the butter and rub in until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs. Stir in the sour cream to make a soft dough. Wrap in clear film (plastic wrap) and chill for at least 30 minutes.

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