Simnel tart

Simnel tart

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Prep: 15 mins Cook: 15 mins - 20 mins

Easy

Serves 4
A quick Easter tart perfect for friends and family

Nutrition and extra info

  • Easily halved
  • Freezable

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal713
  • fat29g
  • saturates9g
  • carbs112g
  • sugars78g
  • fibre2g
  • protein9g
  • salt0.84g
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Ingredients

  • 200g dried mixed fruit
  • zest and juice 1 small orange
    Orange

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  • 1 x 375g sheet ready-rolled puff pastry (we used Saxby's)
  • 3 tbsp apricot jam
  • 200g marzipan
    Marzipan cake

    Marzipan

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    One of mankind’s oldest sources of sweet pleasure, marzipan needs to contain only ground…

Method

  1. Mix the fruit, zest and juice in a bowl. Unroll pastry onto a baking sheet. Mark a border 2cm from the edge with a knife, brush jam over the inside section, then chill for 10 mins.

  2. Heat oven to 220C/fan 200C/gas 7. Drain the fruit, then stir in marzipan. Scatter the fruit mix inside the border. Bake for 20 mins, until pastry is golden. Cut into squares and serve.

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Comments (3)

meishhhh's picture
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Made the tarts and the second version of pin wheels for my husbands birthday BBQ. The tarts were quite floppy and messy. The pin wheel version was a hit and was asked for recipes! Over all, love it!

elleypelley's picture
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Made this for Easter lunch. Did it exactly as the recipe says, utterly delicious. Served with single cream. May try soaking the fruit in brandy rather than juice if I do this again. It would also work as a lighter desser at Christmas which I may well do as we're not great fans of Christmas pudding.

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