Butter Tarts With Shells.

1
Jo Zimny

By
@EmilyJo

This is a delicious recipe that was passed on to my cousin from a lady who owns a little coffee shop in Parry Sound, Ontario. She says these are a little bit runny and very yummy! Make the tart shells first, then chill them, then make the filling and then bake.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
12
Prep:
15 Min

Ingredients

  • FOR THE FILLING:

  • MIX ALL TOGETHER

  • 1/2 c
    butter, melted
  • 2 1/2 c
    brown sugar
  • 1/4 c
    flour
  • BEAT TOGETHER

  • 3 large
    eggs
  • 1/4 c
    milk
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla
  • FOR THE TART SHELLS

  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 2/3 c
    shortening
  • 1/4 c
    plus 2 tbsp. water

How to Make Butter Tarts With Shells.

Step-by-Step

  1. FOR THE TART SHELLS:
  2. Combine the flour and salt in a mixing bowl. Cut in the shorting with a pastry cutter until it resembles course meal.
  3. Sprinkle water evenly over the surface and stir with a fork until the dry ingredients are moistened.
  4. Roll the dough out and cut into 4" rounds and fill a muffin tin with the round tart dough and chill while you're making the filling.
  5. Preheat oven to 375'F.
  6. FOR THE FILLING:
  7. Whisk the flour and brown sugar into the melted butter.
  8. Add the egg mixture into the butter mixture and stir over a high until all the lumps are dissolved. About 2-3 minutes.
  9. PUT THE TARTS TOGETHER:
  10. Fill each tart shell 2/3 full with the filling.
  11. Bake for 9 minutes, then lower the heat to 300'F for 7 minutes. Cool in the pan for a few minutes then remove and cool on a wire rack.
  12. Lowering the temperature is supposed to make runnier tarts.
  13. Enjoy!

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About Butter Tarts With Shells.

Course/Dish: Other Desserts




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