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Plum and Almond Cobbler Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Laura Mohan
Added: Monday, July 17, 2006

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
2 tablespoons cornstarch
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
2 1/2 pounds prune plums or other plums, pitted and quartered
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
2 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into bits
1 cup granulated sugar
3/4 cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup sliced almonds
1 large egg, beaten lightly

Directions:
Directions:
In a large bowl whisk together brown sugar, cornstarch, and cinnamon. Add plums, lemon juice, and butter. Toss mixture well and spoon into a shallow 3-quart baking dish.
Preheat oven to 375F.
In a food processor pulse together granulated sugar, flour, baking powder, salt, and 1/2 cup almonds until almonds are ground fine. Add egg and pulse until blended. Spoon flour mixture over plum mixture, pulling some plum wedges up for presentation. Sprinkle remaining 1/4 cup almonds over cobbler 10 minutes before finished baking.
Bake cobbler in middle of oven 45 minutes or less, or until golden and bubbling, and cool on a rack.
Serve cobbler warm or at room temperature.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
12
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
90 min.
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
If the topping mixture is too thick to spread add 1 or 2 tbsp or more of milk.

 

 

 

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