Ecclefechan tarts

  • Total Time

    45m
    • Prep Time

      25m
    • Bake Time

      20m
  • Serves

    12
  • Skill Level

    Easy
  • Dietary Needs

0 Reviews

No ratings yet

Save

Share

Print

These pastry tarts are named after the village of Ecclefechan in Dumfries and Galloway and have a treacly filling of dark muscovado sugar, dried fruit and cherries.

Method

  1. For the pastry, sift the flour, icing sugar and salt into a bowl.  Add the butter and rub in with your finger tips until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs, alternatively you can do this in a food processor.

  2. Mix the egg yolk and extract into the flour mixture and add a tablespoon of cold water.

  3. Using a butter knife bring the pastry together, adding a little more water if needed. Wrap in cling film and chill for 30 minutes.

  4. Meanwhile mix all the filling ingredients together.

  5. Preheat the oven to 180C (fan 160C, gas mark 4). Roll out the pastry to about a 3mm thickness on a lightly floured surface. Use a 7.5 cm round cutter to stamp out 12 discs and line a 12 hole deep bun tin. Prick the pastry cases with a fork.

  6. Divide the fruit mixture between the cases.

  7. Bake in the oven for 15 - 20 minutes until golden, cool in the tin for 5 minutes before removing onto a wire rack. Dust with icing sugar to serve.

Let's Bake

The easiest way to follow a recipe

Reviews

  1. Unfortunately there are currently no reviews for this recipe yet!

Leave Your Thoughts

Unfortunately reviews are not permitted to non-registered users.

Please to leave your review or ask us a question.

Recipe Alternatives

Register with BakingMad.com to:

  1. Get free entry in to our regular competitions
  2. Have a chance to become our baker of the month
  3. Help other bakers by rating and reviewing recipes

Enter your login details:

We use cookies to provide you with the best browsing experience. By continuing to use this site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please read our cookie policy.

At Baking Mad we love cookies. We even place them on your computer. These ones don't contain chocolate chips, but they do allow us to provide you with the best experience. By continuing to use this site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please read our cookie policy. To bake some of your own, visit our cookie recipes page!

Close