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Strawberry tarts

Strawberry tartlets

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  • Preparation and cooking time
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  • Easy
  • Makes 4

Get your kids in the kitchen to create these teatime treats, perfect for 8-14 year-olds to show off their cooking skills

Nutrition: per serving
low insalt0.85g


  • 350g ready-made sweet shortcrust pastry
  • flour , for rolling out
  • 150ml double cream
  • 1 tbsp lemon curd
  • ½ punnet strawberries
  • 2 tbsp strawberry jam, without any whole strawberries in it


  • STEP 1

    Ask a grown-up to turn the oven to 180C/fan 160C/gas 4. Roll the pastry out on a floured surface until it’s as thick as £1 coin. Cut round a saucer to make 4 circles. Put each one into the tin.

  • STEP 2

    Put a square of greaseproof paper and some rice in each. Ask a grown-up to put them in the oven for 25 minutes, then take paper and rice out. Leave to cool.

  • STEP 3

    Use a whisk to whisk the cream until it starts to get thick, then stir in the lemon curd.

  • STEP 4

    Pull the green hulls out of the strawberries, and cut each one carefully into slices with a small knife.

  • STEP 5

    Spoon the cream into 4 pastry cases. Arrange the strawberry slices in a spiral or in rows on top of the lemon cream.

  • STEP 6

    Mix the jam in a bowl with 1 tbsp hot water, then brush it over the strawberries.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, June 2010

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