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Really Simple Fruit Tarts


A delicious dessert which looks impressive and tastes good too

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  • Sweet Pastry
  • 225g Plain Flour
  • 110g Butter
  • 80g sugar
  • 1 egg
  • Milk
  • Fresh fruit of our choice eg. strawberries and raspberries
  • 2 tablespoons redcurrent jelly gently warmed


servings 4
Level of difficulty Easy
Preparation time 10mins
Cooking time 20mins
Cost Budget Friendly


Step 1

Place the flour and butter into a bowl and rubbing together to make fine breadcrumbs

Step 2

Add the sugar

Step 3

Add the egg and enough milk to make a soft dough

Step 4

Chill for 30 minutes wrapped in clingfilm in the fridge

Step 5

When chilled roll out pastry and line your tart tin or tins.

Step 6

Prick pastry well with a fork and brush with beaten egg.

Step 7

Bake at 190 for 20/25 min until golden brown. Allow to cool fully and turn out.

Step 8

Just before serving heat the redcurrent jelly gently in a saucepan. check the sweetness and add a little sugar if necessary.

Step 9

Allow the jelly to cool slighly whillst you prepare your fruit.

Step 10

Place fruit in the pastry case/cases and pour over the warm jelly. Serve immediately with cream or icecream.

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