Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 30 mins

A very sweet, very comforting tart. Do try to locate the Golden Syrup required for it.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Prepare the pastry as for pie crust and chill for 30 minutes.
  2. Roll out for a 9 inch tart pan. Reserve the scraps. Trim the edges and retain the scraps.
  3. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  4. Mix the oats, zest, and ginger, and sprinkle half in the pastry. Pour on the syrup and lemon juice and sprinkle rest of oat mixture on top.
  5. Roll out any remaining pastry and cut strips to lay a trellis over the tart if desired.
  6. Bake for 30 minutes and serve hot or cold.


Most Helpful

Very unusual pie. I wasn't sure whether I would like this pie or not...but since I had purchased golden syrup online prior to playing this game, I decided to try it. I had never heard of a tart/pie made with oatmeal. The big surprise was that the taste of the lemon juice and lemon zest was such a strong flavor in this pie. I expected the Golden Syrup to be the predominate flavor. Fortunately the lemon helps the pie from being overly sweet. Not sure I will ever make it again due to the unavailability to purchase the golden syrup where I live except online. Made for ZWT #6 - 2010

CarrolJ June 19, 2010

I have never gone wrong with one of your recipes and this is no different. I adore mysteries (go figure with my name) but especially the old cozies like Miss Marple so I had heard of treacle tart but being American had never eaten it till now. My friends and I had an English pie pot luck so I made this. From the first bite we were all in heaven including the lone Englishman in the group. Excellent recipe that I will be making for Thanksgiving this year. Thanks for posting another wonderful recipe.

Mysterygirl October 28, 2008

This was gorgeous! It also looked quite professional which I was pleased about. I liked the tang of the lemon and it was very easy to make. Thanks for posting this recipe!

Karen Pea March 18, 2007

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