English Bakewell Tart..

10
Racquel Sweeney

By
@racquelsweeney

This is a recipe that my Aunty gave to me ,I simply love bakewell tart. My Aunt's mother in -law, gave her this old recipe , many ,many years ago. This is a delicious cake that uses ground almonds, which makes it wonderfully moist.
So I hope you like and enjoy..... :)

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
6-8
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
35 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

Add to Grocery List

  • FOR THE PASTY

  • 6 oz
    plain flour (sieved)
  • 4 oz
    butter
  • 1 Tbsp
    caster sugar
  • 2 - 3 tsp
    cold water
  • FOR THE FILLING

  • 2 Tbsp
    rasberry jam
  • 3 oz
    plain flour (sieved)
  • 3 oz
    butter
  • 3 oz
    caster sugar
  • 2 tsp
    almond extract
  • 100 g
    ground almonds
  • 2
    eggs (beaten)
  • 3 Tbsp
    cold water
  • 1
    hand full of flake almonds for top of tart
  • FOR DECORATION

  • ·
    icing sugar for dusting when tart has cooled

How to Make English Bakewell Tart..

Step-by-Step

  1. Pre-heat the oven to 180c/375f.
    lightly grease with butter or baking spray 8inch spring ring baking tin.
  2. Sieved flour and sugar into a bowl.
    Rub into that the butter, until the mixture resembles bread crumbs.
    Then add sufficient water to make a soft dough.
  3. Transfer the dough to a lightly flour surface, and lightly knead and smooth out the dough .
    Roll out and use to line your prepared tin.
  4. Line the pastry case with greaseproof paper, and fill with baking beans to blind bake the pastry .
    Cooked in a pre-heated @ 180c/375f for 10 minutes.
    You just want your pastry to have a light pale golden colour .Once finish remove the beans and greaseproof paper.
  5. Spread the raspberry jam on the inside of the pastry case ,then set a side.
  6. For the filling = Beat in the butter, sugar and almond extract altogether in a bowl.
    Until soft and creamy with a hand held mixer or whatever you use .
    Then beat in the eggs and flour ,add to that the ground almonds and 3 tablespoons of cold water and mix well together.. Spoon the mixture over the jam filled pastry case . Sprinkle on top of tart the flake almonds .
  7. Bake in pre-heated oven @180/375f for 35 minutes if you have a fan oven like I do ,I suggest that you cover the bakewell tart on the last 10 minutes in baking to prevent the top from over browning . When ready the top should be frim (stick test the tart piece the top with a sewer if comes out clean the tart is done) .Leave to cool ,then dust over the top some icing sugar..

Printable Recipe Card

About English Bakewell Tart..

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Irish
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Hashtags: #almonds, #cake




Show 28 Comments & Reviews

12 Twists On Traditional Pb&j Recipe

12 Twists on Traditional PB&J

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Try these fun peanut butter and jelly recipes that reinvent a kid's classic. There's nothing basic about PB&J!

15 Coffee Break-worthy Coffee Cake Recipes

15 Coffee Break-worthy Coffee Cake Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Acceptable as a breakfast treat or a light dessert, no one can pass up a piece of coffee cake. Brew an extra pot of coffee today, because we've found 15...

Delicious Recipes Using Springtime Produce

Delicious Recipes Using Springtime Produce

Kitchen Crew

Spring has sprung! OK... maybe that's wishful thinking in some parts of the country. But we are so close to warmer weather and farmers' markets bursting with spring produce. I'm...