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Plum Crostata

Plum Crostata
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 1 hr 55 min
  • Ingredients 10
  • Servings 8
Plums and Pillsbury™ pie crusts come together in this traditional crostata that’s baked to perfection – a tasty Italian dessert.
Updated November 7, 2013

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 lb plums, sliced
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup plum preserves
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1 crust from 1 box (14.1 oz) refrigerated Pillsbury™ Pie Crusts (2 Count), softened as directed on box
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 tablespoon sugar

Steps

  • 1
    In large bowl, stir together plums, 1/2 cup sugar, the plum preserves, vanilla and allspice. Let stand 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • 2
    Heat oven to 425°F. Line cookie sheet with cooking parchment paper; spray paper with cooking spray. Unroll pie crust on cookie sheet; roll into 12-inch round.
  • 3
    Drain plum mixture, reserving liquid. In same bowl, toss plums with flour. Mound plums in center of crust, leaving 3-inch border. Fold crust up and over plums, pleating as you go. In small bowl, beat egg and water. Brush crust with egg mixture; sprinkle with 1 tablespoon sugar.
  • 4
    Bake 25 minutes or until filling is bubbly and crust is golden. Cool on cooling rack 15 minutes before serving. Meanwhile, in 1-quart saucepan, heat reserved plum liquid to boiling over medium heat. Boil 1 to 2 minutes or until slightly thickened. Cool slightly. Brush 1 to 2 tablespoons plum syrup over exposed fruit in center of tart. Serve immediately with remaining plum syrup.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
246
Total Fat
8g
0%
Saturated Fat
3g
0%
Sodium
147mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
45g
0%
Dietary Fiber
1g
0%
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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