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Rhubarb Bakewell Tart

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Category: Vegetarian, Fruit

 Ingredients List

  • -------------------------------FOR THE PASTRY-------------------------------
  • 175 g Plain flour
  • 85 g Butter
  • 85 g Caster sugar


175 g Rhubarb, trimmed and chopped
1/2 Piece preserved stem ginger
-in syrup, very finely
25 g Light muscovado sugar
150 g Butter
150 g Caster sugar
3 md Eggs, lightly beaten
1/2 ts Almond essence
25 g Plain flour
1 pn Salt
1/2 ts Baking powder
125 g Ground almonds
1 tb Flaked almonds
75 g Apricot jam
1 ts Lemon juice

1. Preheat the oven to 200C/400F/Gas 6. Sift flour into a large bowl. Rub
in the butter until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs. Stir in the
caster sugar and enough water to form a soft dough. Roll out on a floured
surface and line a 23cm loose-bottomed deep flan tin. Chill for 20 minutes.
line with crumpled greaseproof paper and fill with baking beans. Bake for
10 minutes. Remove the paper and beans and bake for a further 10 minutes.

2. Meanwhile, put the rhubarb, ginger and sugar in a pan. Cover and cook
over a low heat for 4-5 minutes until the rhubarb has softened. Uncover and
boil for 2-3 minutes until the mixture has a jam-like consistency.

3. Cream the butter and sugar together until pale. Add the eggs, a little
at a time, and stir in the almond essence. Sift the flour, salt and baking
powder together and fold into the creamed mixture with the ground almonds.

4. Spread the rhubarb mixture on to the base of the pastry case. Spoon over
the almond mixture and level the surface. Sprinkle with flaked almonds and
bake for 35 minutes until golden brown. Melt jam and lemon juice together
over a low heat and brush over the tart. Serve with cream.

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