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Pecan Nut Tarts

By cheekiimonkeyx (GoodFood Community)
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
    • Allow time for the nuts to rise to the surface, and if you make your own pastry allow chilling time.
  • Easy
  • Makes Tartlets
These gorgeous, melt in the mouth tartlets are an elegant dinner party dessert.


  • 450g shortcrust pastry
  • 175g / 1 cup pecan nuts (halfed)
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 25g butter (melted)
  • 275g golden syrup
  • 1/2 tspn vanilla essence
  • 115g caster sugar
  • 1 tbsp plain flour


  • STEP 1
    Preheat the oven to 180°c/350°c/gasmark4.
  • STEP 2
    Roll out the pastry and use to line 6, 10cm/4in tartlet tins.
  • STEP 3
    Divide the pecan nut halfs between the pastry cases.
  • STEP 4
    Combine the eggs with the butter and add the golden syrup and vanilla essence
  • STEP 5
    Sift over the caster sugar and flour, and carefully blend.
  • STEP 6
    Fill the pastry cases with the mixture and leave until the the nuts rise to the surface.
  • STEP 7
    Bake for 35 -40 minutes until a skewer comes out clean. Cool for 15 minutes before turning onto a wire rack.
  • STEP 8
    Enjoy :)
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