Plum Orange Crostata Recipe

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Plum Orange Crostata Recipe
Yield: 4 servings

Plum Orange Crostata Recipe



  • 2 cups All-Purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 sticks unsalted butter
  • pinch salt
  • 1 egg
  • 5-6 plums


  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3 oranges , zested
  • 3 tbsp Cointreau, or other orange liquor
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • pinch Allspice



  1. Cut in the cold butter with two knifes till you have a sandy texture.
  2. Add in the egg to form a ball of dough.
  3. Roll out the dough on a little flour to about half a centimeter.
  4. Place in a shallow torte tin that has been slightly buttered, tuck in the dough nicely.
  5. Leave the excess dough over the edge.


  1. In a large sauce pan on medium heat
  2. Toss in sugar, orange juice, lemon juice, and allspice
  3. Once the sugar dissolves add the segmented plums and orange zest
  4. Turn up the heat and quick sauté the plums, add Cointreau.

The Combination

  1. Fold over the excess dough. Make it look nice and rustic
  2. Bake in a preheated oven of 365F for -+ 20 min or till crust is golden brown.
  3. Cool before cutting or scoop out of tin and serve with whipped cream and a little fresh orange zest.

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