Italian jam tart

    1 hour 30 min

    This jam tart can be made with all kinds of fruit preserves and jams. The liqueur should complement the fruit choice, for example - maraschino liqueur for cherry preserves, limoncello for lemon curd, Chambord for raspberry jam, Grand Marnier for orange marmalade.

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    Serves: 6 

    • 1 egg
    • 2 egg yolks
    • 50g sugar
    • 150g melted butter
    • 380g plain flour
    • 1 tablespoon liqueur
    • 1 teaspoon baking powder
    • 240g preserves or jam

    Prep:30min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Extra time:30min resting  ›  Ready in:1hr30min 

    1. Preheat the oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
    2. Beat the whole egg and the egg yolks with the sugar until pale and creamy. Add the melted butter and mix until smooth.
    3. Sift the flour into the egg mixture along with the liqueur and baking powder. When the dough is mixed well, cover the bowl with a cloth and set it aside to rest for 30 minutes.
    4. Butter and flour a 25cm round tin with 2/3 of the pastry, pressing it into the dish with your fingertips. Prick the bottom with a fork. Spread the preserves or jam evenly over the pastry.
    5. Roll out the remaining pastry and cut it into strips. Lay the strips over the prepared tart to create a lattice pattern.
    6. Bake for 30 minutes. Serve it warm or cool.

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