Iced cherry bakewell tart
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Iced cherry bakewell tart

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  • 50min

About this recipe: Yummy, easy to make cherry bakewell tart that my husband and kids love. The filling contains ground almonds and is very moist.

emma26 Hertfordshire, England, UK


Serves: 8 

  • 1 sheet shortcrust pastry
  • 1 tablespoon apricot jam
  • 60g margarine
  • 60g caster sugar
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 110g ground almonds
  • 60g self-raising flour
  • 60g icing sugar
  • 4 glace cherries, halved


Prep:20min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:50min 

  1. Preheat the oven to 200 C / Gas 6. Line a 20cm flan mould or cake tin with the shortcrust pastry. Spread the apricot jam on the base.
  2. Cream together the margarine and caster sugar. Add the lemon juice and egg and mix well. Fold in the almonds and flour. Spread in the pastry case.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until a skewer inserted near the centre comes out clean, about 25 minutes. Cool completely.
  4. Mix the icing sugar with some water until it reaches a coating consistency. Spread evenly over the tart and decorate with the glace cherry halves.

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made this and it turned out lovely, I did add a little more jam, great recipe thanks. - 16 Sep 2013

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