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Jam Tarts

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Serves 1 - 12 Tartlets

Sweet and delicious jam tarts excellent warm.

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Ingredients

  • 12 teaspoons jam (of your choice of flavour)
  • 28g sugar
  • 255g plain flour
  • 140g hard marg or butter
  • 6 tbsp cold water

Method

    1. Preheat the oven to Gas Mark 5
    2. Sieve the flour into a mixing bowl and rub in the marg until it resembles fine breadcrumbs
    3. add the water tablespoon by table spoon until it is a moist dough
    4. Grease a cupcake tray and cut the pastry.
    5. Put the jam into the pastry and bake on Gas Mark 5 for 12-15 mins

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nsl0922
21st Jun, 2017
5.05
Great recipe. Used it for school with a faulty oven and they still turned out delicious, all my friends loved them.
amlbudimir
22nd Feb, 2017
The worst recipe! Where does the sugar go?! And no thickness specified at all. And Gas Mark 5, it would have been helpful to have this in Farenheit or Centigrade. So after following this recipe, my tarts are too thick, raw in the middle and currently inedible! In the bin they go! Note to self - next time, read the comments below!
nsl0922
21st Jun, 2017
5.05
its not hard to convert gas to Fahrenheit or centigrade so the raw thing is your own fault
tankman
13th May, 2016
2.55
Thickness of pastry would be very helpful. I made two batches and one was thicker than the other, tasted claggy and undercooked, although were golden brown
lukethebakequeen
23rd Apr, 2016
The sugar is optional to sprinkle on top of the jam before baking to give them a little extra sheen.
noodle1965
16th Jan, 2014
Great simple recipe ~ quick & easy... I made a selection~ passion fruit curd, raspberry, blackcurrent & apricot jam. Must'n over full the cases... Big hit with everyone!
daniellemjs18
24th Dec, 2013
When do you use the sugar?
drdaz123
3rd Apr, 2013
4.05
Simple recipe, goes down well with the kids!! NB. Add your sugar after you have rubbed in the flour, before adding the water!
vinsbit
10th Feb, 2013
Sugar?
blazing
6th Feb, 2013
When is the sugar used in the jam tart recipe?

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