[Retro Recipe Monday – UK Edition] Bakewell Tart

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150g butter
150g ground almonds
150g caster sugar
75g self raising flour
1 tsp baking powder
3 whole eggs, plus 1 egg yolk
1 tsp almond essence
1 grated rind of lemon
3 tbsp raspberry jam
For the shortcrust pastry:
225g plain flour
115g butter

How to make Bakewell Tart

Make the shortcrust pastry and rest in fridge.

Roll the tart and blind bake in the oven for 25 minutes. Remove from the oven and allow to cool. Once cooled, spread with the raspberry jam.

In a bowl, cream the sugar and butter until white and fluffy. Add ground almonds, eggs, self raising flour, almond essence, baking powder and lemon rind.

Pour into pastry case and bake 180°C for 15 minutes.

After 15 minutes scatter over the flaked almonds and return to the oven for a further 12-15 minutes.

Deborah Castellano
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