Desserts & Baking

Macadamia prune tart

10 minutes
45 minutes
Wine/Spirit Pairing
Woolworths Simonsig Chenin Blanc 2019

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  • 240 g butter
  • 160 g macadamia flour
  • 120 g Muscovado sugar
  • 6 T golden syrup
  • 2 T flour
  • 2 t salt
  • 1 T fresh ginger, grated
  • ½ t fresh nutmeg, grated
  • 4 free-range eggs
  • 2 lemons, zested
  • 2 x 250 g packs Woolworths maple syrup-infused soft-eating pitted prunes 
  • Woolworths double-thick Jersey cream, for serving

1. Preheat the oven to 160°C and grease a 30 cm tart case.

2. Combine all the ingredients except the prunes and cream. Place the prunes evenly in the tart case, pour over the batter and bake for 45 minutes. The tart should be moist but set when done.

3. Serve with the cream.

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Photograph: Myburgh Du Plessis
Food assistants: Bianca Strydom, Jarryd Thesen, Mogau Seshoene

Abigail Donnelly

Recipe by: Abigail Donnelly

Nothing excites Woolworths TASTE's Food Director quite as much as the challenge of dreaming up recipes with innovative new foods – or the thrill of creating deliciousness on a plate with the humblest of ingredients. With Abi by your side, you’ll be a cooking expert in no time at all.

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