Brilliant bakewell tart

Brilliant bakewell tart


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About this recipe: an amazing desert that is really easy and something that I have NEVER gotten wrong!

gammagirl Staffordshire, England, UK

Serves: 10 

  • 6oz plain flour
  • 1 1/2oz butter
  • 1 1/2oz lard
  • for the filling
  • 4oz butter
  • 4oz caster sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1oz ground almonds
  • 1 heaped tbsp

Prep:5min  ›  Cook:45min  ›  Ready in:50min 

  1. Set oven to 200'c
  2. sieve flour and salt into a bowl.
  3. Cut fats in small pieces and rub into the flour until mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs.
  4. Mix to a firm dough with water.
  5. Roll pastry out thinly on a lightly floured surface. line an 8 inch plain flan ring, placed on a baking sheet ; reserve trimmings.
  6. Stab the base with a fork. Cool for 10 mins.
  7. Heat butter for filling until it has just melted, but is not brown. Stir in sugar and cook for 1 minute, then add egg, ground almounds and essence.
  8. Spread jam in base of flan case and pour filling on top. Roll strips from pastry trimmings and arrange in a lattice pattern on top of the tart, fixing with milk.
  9. Bake tart for about 30 mins in a hot oven until well risen and golden brown. The filling should spring back into shape when lightly pressed. Remove flan ring. Cool on wire tray.
  10. eat up and enjoy


hope you really love it i know me my mum and nana and grandad did!

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love it and so will anyone else who tries it - 15 Dec 2012

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