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Strawberry jam tarts

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Try these yummy strawberry jam tarts, the kids will love them. They are easy to bake and delicious to eat. Alternatively you can fill them with lemon curd instead of jam.

Key Information

  • Prep:
  • Bake:
  • Serves:12
  • Skill level:easy

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Ingredients

  • 250g 8⅞ oz Plain white flour (we use Allinson) Plain white flour
  • Salt
  • 110g 4 oz Butter (unsalted) plus extra for greasing.
  • 60ml 2 fl oz Water cold
  • Strawberry jam or lemon curd.

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  1. Classic mode Step 1

    Preheat the oven to 180°C (160°C, gas mark 4). Grease a 12 hole tart tin with butter.

    Ingredients for this step

  2. Classic mode Step 2

    To make the pastry, put the flour and salt into a large bowl. Rub the butter into the flour using your fingertips until it looks like coarse breadcrumbs.

    Ingredients for this step

    • 250g 8⅞ oz Plain white flour (we use Allinson) Plain white flour
    • Salt
    • 110g 4 oz Butter (unsalted) plus extra for greasing.
  3. Classic mode Step 3

    Using a knife stir in enough cold water to bind the dough together. Wrap the pastry in cling film and chill in the fridge for fifteen to twenty minutes.

    Ingredients for this step

    • 60ml 2 fl oz Water cold
  4. Classic mode Step 4

    On a lightly floured surface, roll out the pastry to ½ cm thickness. Use a round cutter to cut discs of pastry, slightly larger than the hole in the tin, then press one disc into each hole.

  5. Classic mode Step 5

    Spoon a heaped teaspoon of strawberry jam or lemon curd into each pastry case. Bake in the oven for ten to fifteen minutes or until golden brown. Remove the tarts from the oven and cool on a wire rack.

    Ingredients for this step

    • Strawberry jam or lemon curd.