Deep Treacle Tart

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Recipe by Tulip-Fairy

This is DH's favourite pudding and a British classic. Sweet and satisfying!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. First make the pastry.
  2. Measure the flour into a bowl.
  3. Rub fats with fingertips until it looks like breadcrumbs.
  4. Add enough water to mix to a firm dough.
  5. Wrap in cling film and chill for aobut 30 minutes.
  6. Or make it in the processor, like I do now.
  7. Pre-heat oven to 200°C.
  8. Roll out the pastry thinly and line a 6" diameter 2" deep loose bottomed flan tin.
  9. Heat the syrup in a large pan, stir in the breadcrumbs, lemon rind and juice.
  10. If the mixture looks runny add a few more breadcrumbs.
  11. Pour the syrup mixture intothe pastry case and level the surface.
  12. Bake in the oven for 10 minutes then reduce the oven temperature to 180c and bake for a further 25-30 minutes until pastry is golden and the filling is set.
  13. Leave to cool in the tin.

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