ObsessedWithTrees Recipe Reviews (Pg. 1) - Allrecipes.com (15157502)

cook's profile

ObsessedWithTrees

Reviews

Photos

Menus

 
View All Reviews Learn more

Plum Tart

Reviewed: Jun. 28, 2012
Because my plums were too sour to use, I substituted apples for the plums. It came out as a delicious dessert! The crust, in which I used butter in place of shortening, came out tasting like a rich shortbread, which is pretty much what it was. The filling was spectacular. The apples were soft and surrounded by their own thickened juices. It also was very appealing visually as well as in taste. I'll definitely be making this recipe again, maybe with plums or other fruit. It's very versatile, and I may use peaches next time. Whatever fruit I have on hand. I find that adding cinnamon and vanilla extract to the filling and vanilla extract to the crust also brings out the flavor well. I sprinkled a bit less sugar on the crust than it says in the recipe because my apples were rather sweet. This tart served 4 people, with a pretty big slice for each person.
Was this review helpful? [ YES ]
0 users found this review helpful

Pfeffernusse

Reviewed: Jun. 28, 2012
I love this recipe! It is, in fact, my favorite thing to bake. Everyone loved them immensely, and I like the fact that they're spicy, a pretty unusual taste for a cookie. This is actually one of the only kinds of cookies I will eat, because most are sickeningly sweet (to me). And I like the small size. They came out looking like something from a professional bakery. I left out a few spices because I didn't have them, so I increased the amount of cinnamon to 2 tsp and ginger to 1 tsp. I also added 1 cup of almonds instead of 3/4, and also added a few tablespoons of finely chopped walnuts. Overall, I think the cookies came out well. The recipe was well-written and easy to use.
Was this review helpful? [ YES ]
1 user found this review helpful

 
ADVERTISEMENT
Go Pro!

In Season

 Quick & Easy Grilling
Quick & Easy Grilling

Easy weeknight dinners, ready in a flash.

Fresh Summer Meals
Fresh Summer Meals

Enjoy the bright days of summer with easy recipes.

Subscribe Today! Only $7.99
Subscribe Today! Only $7.99

Delicious recipes, party ideas, and helpful cooking tips! Get a year of Allrecipes magazine for just $7.99!

Most Popular Blogs

Read our allrecipes.com blog

Recently Viewed Recipes

You haven't looked at any recipes lately. Get clicking!
Quick Links: Recipe Box | Shopping List | More »
 
Argentina  |  Australia & New Zealand  |  Brazil  |  Canada  |  China  |  France  |  Germany  |  India  |  Italy  |  Japan  |  Korea  |  Mexico

Netherlands  |  Poland  |  Quebec  |  Russia  |  SE Asia  |  United Kingdom & Ireland  |  United States