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    Scottish Border Tart

    Scottish Border Tart. Photo by Frugal Fifer

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    45 mins

    15 mins

    30 mins

    Chef Fiona26's Note:

    Sweet and fruity. Reminds me of my visits to my grandmother when I was younger. She used to make this every time we visited.

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 6

    Yield:

    tart

    Units: US | Metric

    For the Topping

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Pre-heat oven to 190°C, 375°F.
    2. 2
      Lightly grease a 7 inch Baking tin.
    3. 3
      Roll out the pastry and line the baking tin.
    4. 4
      Gently melt the butter and sugar together in a pan.
    5. 5
      Leave to cool and then add the dried fruit, walnuts and cherries.
    6. 6
      Stir in the beaten egg.
    7. 7
      Place the mixture in the pastry-lined baking tin.
    8. 8
      Cook in oven for 25 to 30 minutes or until pastry is lightly browned.
    9. 9
      Allow to cool.
    10. 10
      Mix together the icing sugar and lemon juice and spread over the tart.
    11. 11
      Allow to set before serving.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on September 29, 2009

      55

      Made this for Virtual Culinary Cruise: The British Isles and Ireland 2009 for the Scottish leg. My Mum makes border tart but it is not the same as this one. I really like the size of the recipe as often the ones you see are for a larger tin - I used a rectangular one. The nuts and cherries are a lovely addition and as Tea Jenny said the lemon icing is lovely on the top. The only thing I will say is watch this in the oven, mine cooked fairly quickly- maybe my oven, but safer to watch than have bitter fruit. Thanks for posting. It was a pleasure to make.

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    • on April 07, 2009

      55

      Hi Fiona, I have made a similar tart to this but I think your Grandmothers is better, the one I make just has currants. The nuts and the cherries make a nice wee change. It's very sweet but sometimes you need a hit of sweetness to get you through the day. I liked the lemon juice in the icing sugar I use water this is much better. Hope to see more of your recipes on zaar. Thank you for a keeper. Made for PAC spring 2009.

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    Nutritional Facts for Scottish Border Tart

    Serving Size: 1 (115 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 448.2
     
    Calories from Fat 197
    44%
    Total Fat 21.9 g
    33%
    Saturated Fat 7.6 g
    38%
    Cholesterol 53.0 mg
    17%
    Sodium 251.9 mg
    10%
    Total Carbohydrate 61.4 g
    20%
    Dietary Fiber 3.4 g
    13%
    Sugars 29.6 g
    118%
    Protein 4.4 g
    8%

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