Plum Tarte Tatin

A delicious dinner party dessert, Jamie Oliver's Plum Tarte Tatin, from the book of his Channel 4 series, Jamie's Quick & Easy Food, takes just 26 minutes to make.

5 Ingredients Quick & Easy Food
It only takes 5 ingredients and less than 30 minutes
All the recipes from the TV series
Simple, step-by-step recipes
Serves 6
Cook time: 24 min


600g ripe mixed-colour plums
1 tsp ground cinnamon
120ml maple syrup
320g sheet of all-butter puff pastry (cold)
6 large scoops of vanilla ice cream


Preheat the oven to 220°C/425°F/gas 7. Place a 26cm non-stick ovenproof frying pan on a medium heat. Halve and destone the plums, add to the pan with 30ml of water, and cook for 1 minute. From a height, sprinkle over half the cinnamon, then evenly pour over the maple syrup. Place the pastry over the plums, using a wooden spoon to push it into the edges of the pan, and trimming off any excess to patch up little gaps, if needed.

Bake at the bottom of the oven for 16 minutes, or until golden and puffed up. Making sure you use oven gloves to protect your hands, confidently and very carefully turn the tarte out on to a plate bigger than the pan. Dish up with nice round scoops of ice cream, sprinkle over the remaining cinnamon from a height and drizzle lightly with extra virgin olive oil before serving.

CALORIES 392kcal FAT 18.7g SAT FAT 11.8g PROTEIN 4.8g CARBS 52.3g SUGAR 32.8g SALT 0.3g FIBRE 1.2g

5 Ingredients by Jamie Oliver is published by Penguin Random House ⓒ Jamie Oliver Enterprises Limited. Photographer: David Loftus

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