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Apricot Treacle Tart

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Ingredients
  Whole meal flour 5 Ounce (125 Gram)
  Whole meal self raising flour 4 Ounce
  Soft margarine 5 Ounce
  Breadcrumbs 6 Tablespoon
  Golden syrup 5 Tablespoon
  Black treacle 1 Tablespoon
  Lemon rind 1 , finely grated
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Apricot halves 1 Can (10 oz), drained (Fruit Juice Retained)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat oven to 375°F/190°C/Gas 5 before baking.

MAKING
2) For the pastry, sift flour into a bowl and rub in margarine until mixture resembles breadcrumbs.
3) Keep the pastry in refrigerator to chill for 30 minutes.
4) Even out the pastry to line a 9" flan tin, saving some for later use.
5) Combine breadcrumbs, syrup, treacle, lemon rind and juice.
6) In the pastry case, place the apricot halves with their round side up.
7) Pour over the syrup mixture and bake for 20-25 minutes in preheated oven.
8) Let cool in tin.

FINALIZING
9) Even out the saved pastry dough and make 6 small, leaf shapes from it.
10) Bake these shapes for 10 minutes in preheated oven until golden.
11) Surround the edge of the tart with these leaf shapes.

SERVING
12) Serve hot or cold with ice cream or cream.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
Mediterranean
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Apricot
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes
Ready In: 
50 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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