Cranberry and almond winter tart recipe

Cranberry and almond winter tart recipe from angiehoggett

Category Christmas recipes
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Ease of finding ingredients 9.5
Ease of cooking5
Success with kids4
Success with adults9.5
Overall Mark7


For the Pastry:
12 oz plain flour
6 oz butter
a pinch of salt
Cold water, to mix

For the Bakewell Tart:
6 oz unsalted butter, softened
6 oz caster sugar
3 large eggs, lightly beaten
2 oz self raising flour
6 oz ground almonds
3-4 drops almond essence
3 tablespoons raspberry jam
3 tablespoons cranberry sauce
12 oz fresh cranberries
2 oz sliced almonds

To serve:
Icing sugar, for dusting
Creme fraiche


For the Pastry:
1. Sieve the flour into a large bowl and mix in the salt.
2. Cut the butter into the flour, and then with your fingertips, rub the fat into the flour, until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs.
3. Add cold water gradually, until the pastry comes together and is not sticky.
4. Roll the pastry out and line a 10" to 11" greased and lined round, deep flan tin.
5. Place a circle of baking parchment on top of the pastry and fill with baking beans.
6. Bake blind in a pre-heated oven 200C/400F/Gas mark 6 for 10 minutes.
7. Take out and carefully remove the baking beans and parchment.
8. Return to the oven for a further 5 minutes. Remove and allow to cool slightly.

For the Bakewell Topping:
1. Beat the butter and sugar together until light and fluffy.
2. Gradually add the beaten eggs and then fold in the flour and ground almonds.
3. Add a few drops of almond essence and mix well.
4. Mix the raspberry jam and cranberry sauce together and spread over the base of the pastry case.
5. Spoon the almond mixture over the top, making sure it reaches the edges and it is even and smooth.

gransnetter Reviews

From: Anon on Wed 29-Nov-17 18:27:50 Overall rating: 6.5
From: Anon on Wed 29-Nov-17 18:27:48 Overall rating: 7.5
From: angiehoggett on Tue 19-Nov-13 13:37:12 Overall rating: 0.0