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Strawberry Jam Tarts

72 Reviews

About the bake

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.

40Total Time
30Prep Time
10Bake Time
12Serves
Easy

Method

  1. Step 1:

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

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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. 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

    • 250g Allinson's Plain White Flour
    • 0pinch Salt
    • 110g Butter (unsalted, plus extra for greasing)
    • 60ml Water (cold)
    •  Strawberry jam (or lemon curd)

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