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queen mary tartlets

Recipe by
Ellen Gwaltney Bales
Indianapolis, IN

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:

yield serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 35 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For queen mary tartlets

  • 1 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 pinch
  • 1/3 c
  • 1 tsp
    caster sugar (superfine sugar)
  • 1
    egg yolk
  • 1/4 c
    caster sugar
  • 1/4 c
  • 1
  • 3 Tbsp
    chopped mixed candied peel
  • 2/3 c
    sultanas (golden raisins)

How To Make queen mary tartlets

  • 1
    Combine the flour and salt in a bowl and rub in the butter until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs. Stir in the sugar.
  • 2
    Mix 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.
  • 3
    For 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.
  • 4
    Bake in a preheated 375-degree oven for 30-35 minutes or until golden and set.