Banbury Tarts

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Total Time
10 mins
20 mins

Some folks use Craisins in place of raisins as done in the Banbury Tart recipe. It is also great as a filling for cinnamon rolls. I have included three filling combinations - and I will vouch for the Orange-Craisin combination. Hope these are useful.

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  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  2. Combine raisins through lemon juice and rind.
  3. Roll out the pastry dough to about 1/8-inch thickness.
  4. Cut into 3-inch squares.
  5. Place a scant tablespoon of raisin mixture in the centre of each square. Fold the square in half, forming a triangle. Seal the edges by brushing wi th water.
  6. Cut a small X in the top with a sharp knife. Bake for 20 minutes or until browned.
  7. Notes: Puff pastry can be used instead of pie crust. If so bake at 400 F for 15 minutes.