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Treacle Tart


  • 6 ounces pastry crust for 9-inch plate or tin
  • 2 level tablespoons fresh white bread crumbs
  • 2 level tablespoons black treacle plus 1 level tablespoon golden syrup or 3 level tablespoons golden syrup
  • 1/2 level teaspoon finely grated lemon rind
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice


  1. Line plate or tin with pastry. Mix bread crumbs with other ingredients. Spread over pastry, leaving a 1-inch edge, if using a plate.
  2. Moisten edges with cold water and arrange remaining pastry in thin strips to make a criss-cross design. Press firmly to edges and bake in the centre of a moderate oven (200 degrees C, 400 degrees F or Gas No. 6 for 30 minutes or until pastry is golden.
  3. Serve with fresh cream, sour cream, natural yogurt or custard.

Serves 4.

Shared with Recipe Goldmine by Sheelagh Ernst - Germany.

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