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Christmas Manchester Tart


Tarts filled with raspberry jam and custard, top with coconut

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  • 1 packet short crust pastry
  • 3 tablespoon raspberry jam
  • 500ml milk
  • 3 tablespoon custard powder
  • 2 tablespoon sugar
  • 3 tablespoon desiccated coconut


servings 4
Level of difficulty Average
Preparation time 15mins
Cooking time 20mins
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Christmas Manchester Tart - Step 1

Roll out pastry to line 4 X 10cm. (diameter) tart tins. Bake pastry cases blind at 200C/400F/Gas mark 6 for 15 minutes. Allow to cool.

Step 2

Heat the milk in a pan. Blend custard powder and sugar with 3 tablespoon of cold milk. Pour the hot milk onto the custard. Stir well. Return the custard into the pan. Heat through. Stir till smooth.

Step 3

Spread the raspberry jam in the pastry cases. Pour in the custard.
Toast the desiccated coconut lightly in the frying pan. Sprinkle the toasted desiccated coconut on the tarts.


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