Lovely for afternoon tea with a cuppa .

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Ingredients (makes 1 tart)

  • 500 Grams Plain flour
  • 250 grams Butter
  • 200grams Sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1- 1 1/2 cups jam ( any flavor )

Method

  1. Grease a 30 cm flan tin well with butter or cooking spray. Set oven to 180 degrees
  2. Mix flour and sugar in a bowl, Work in butter with clean dry hands
  3. Add eggs and ,again, mix in with hands. At this stage the eggs don't need to be mixed in 100 %. When a thick dough has been reached you are ready to use.
  4. Break off a small handful of dough to be used for decoration, Place the rest on the prepared tray and push all over the base and sides evenly.
  5. Spread the jam over the base .
  6. Break off pieces of the reserved dough and roll out into thin sausage shapes. Place them on top of the jam to form a lattice effect
  7. Bake for approx 30-40 minutes or until pastry is light golden

Notes... This pastry is the same i've used in my "festive fruit flan" recipe. Its a good way to use any left over pastry. I don't always do the lattice, sometimes i cut shapes out of the pastry and put those on top of the jam. Any flavor jam can be used, but i love any berry jam on this .

  • I does look good. A quick, simple, no fuss recipe.

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  • An easy way to use the jams that no body is eating any more. The ones sitting in the pantry from the excess berries.

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  • What a lovely desert I can’t believe how quick and simple it is

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  • Lovely, simple, creative and beautiful to share.

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  • I love that it’s so versitile and it looks so very appealing thanks!

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  • Looks so pretty. To pretty that i wouldnt want to eat it

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  • ummm yummm is it afternoon tea time yet. Looks sooo delicious.

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  • this looks really pretty, and would be lovely for a gathering of friends at afternoon tea – thank you for sharing :)

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  • yum, that looks pretty amazing.

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  • This looks great to serve with a cuppa for morning or afternoon tea. Loving the idea with plum jam.

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  • Thanks for the recipe. Looks good.

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  • mmm yummo, i think i will use plum jam!

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  • This looks amazing – I imagine it with halved apricots.

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  • A lot of butter and sugar but I must admit it will be nice with a cuppa for morning or afternoon tea.

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  • Easy to make with puff pastry or short crust pastry as well !

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