Old Fashioned Jam Tarts
(19 Oct 2017)

Old Fashioned Jam Tarts

Old Fashioned Jam Tarts

Makes 12


Recipe by Angie Boyd


Pastry:
250g Cake Flour
200g Butter
100g Icing sugar
2 Egg Yolks


Home-made Jam:
750g Plums
500ml Water
750g White granulated sugar
½ Lemon, juice only


Pastry:
Sift the flour and icing sugar together.
Add the softened butter and rub into the dry ingredients.
Add the egg yolks to the mixture and mix well to form a soft dough.
Wrap in clingfilm and allow to rest in the fridge for about 30 mins before use.


Jam:
Boil the plums in the water and lemon juice until the fruit is very soft.
Remove the pips with a slotted spoon.
Add the sugar and heat gently to dissolve the sugar.
Boil for about 20-30 minutes or until set. (105⁰C). Use the cold saucer test.
If storing, pour into sterilized jars and seal. Otherwise – use in your jam tarts..


To assemble:
You can use shop-bought jam instead of making your own; or substitute the jam for lemon curd.
250m Crème fraiche to serve


Roll the chilled pastry thinly out onto a lightly floured surface.
Cut out 12 discs using a fluted scone cutter and line 12 greased tart rings or a shallow muffin pan, with the pastry, pressing in gently.
Spoon dollops of the jam into each pastry case – taking care not to over-fill.
You can create a criss-cross lattice out of the remaining pastry to decorate the tops; or just leave plain.
Bake at 160ºC for about ½ an hour or until the pastry is golden brown and the jam is bubbling.
Remove and cool on a cooling rack.
Serve warm or at room temperature with crème fraiche or clotted cream – and a cup of tea! 

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