QUEEN MARY TARTLETS

Ellen Bales

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These little tartlets would be ideal for an afternoon tea or a bridal shower. The recipe makes 12 but could easily be doubled or tripled.
Recipe: Traditional Scottish Cookery
Photo: latartinegourmande.com


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Serves:
Makes 12
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
35 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1 c
all purpose flour
1 pinch
salt
1/3 c
butter
1 tsp
caster sugar (superfine sugar)
1
egg yolk

FOR THE FILLING:

1/4 c
caster sugar
1/4 c
butter
1
egg
3 Tbsp
chopped mixed candied peel
2/3 c
sultanas (golden raisins)

Step-By-Step

1Combine the flour and salt in a bowl and rub in the butter until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs. Stir in the sugar.

2Mix the egg yolk with 2 Tbsp. cold water and add to the mixture, then knead to a dough. Roll out thinly on a lightly floured board, cut into 12 rounds with a cookie cutter and place in a muffin tin.

3For the filling: cream together the sugar and butter; then beat in the egg. Add the mixed peel and sultanas. Divide the mixture between the tart shells.

4Bake in a preheated 375-degree oven for 30-35 minutes or until golden and set.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: UK/Ireland