Recipe: English treacle tart
Here's what you'll need for the filling:
Recipe type: Dessert
  • 200g unsalted butter (just under one cup)
  • 3 large eggs
  • 75ml double cream (one-third cup)
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 x 454g cans Golden Syrup,warmed
  • ½ loaf of brown bread
  • the zest the 3 lemons and the juice of 2 (about 60 ml - ¼ cup)
  1. Remove the crusts from the bread (save for another dish) and break it into chunks.In the blender reduce to breadcrumbs. The amount you need is 170g
  2. Heat the butter in a pan over a medium heat. When it stops sizzling immediately remove the pan from the heat.Strain the melted butter and keep the result in a jug until required
  3. Add the eggs, cream and salt to a bowl and whisk until they are nicely combined.
  4. Pour 115ml of the melted butter into the warmed Golden Syrup and stir. Add this to the cream & egg mixture, add the breadcrumbs, the lemon zest and juice and mix well
  5. Pour the filling into the pastry case and bake in a preheated 300°F oven for about 50 to 60 minutes. The filling should be a deep brown colour. Remove from the oven and allow to cool slightly before serving
  6. Serve with ice cream
Recipe by JAQUO Lifestyle Magazine at