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Engagement Tea Party – Saturday 19th September 2015 Last Saturday we held our engagement party at our house, we spent the day with around ...

01/03/2015

Little Treats

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Jam Tarts

In my mind there is no better treat than a Jam Tart; got to be homemade though, I really don't like the ready made ones. As a child I would often beg my Nan to make them with me and I have fond memories of burning the roof of my mouth on the hot jam when eating the test tart.

The Jam Tarts above were the easiest baking I think I’ve ever done. I did cheat though. Ready made pastry is a saviour – pastry is something that always takes me ages to make and it’s nearly always too sticky to do anything with once I have made it. The ready made kind is just as good and comes in handy sheets that you can just unroll and cut out. I cut the tart shapes, popped them in the baking tray and added a teaspoon of strawberry jam to each, I then added a little pastry heart to the top to make them look super cute. Into the oven for 20- 25 mins and hey presto a moreish treat that has everyone smiling.

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What’s your favourite treat to make?

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4 comments:

  1. Oh this brings back memories, I loved making jam tarts as a kidlet! My first baking memory and something I still love to knock up today is rock cakes, which in no way resemble rocks (unless my Mum is the one making them!)

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  2. Ohhh they look so cute and delicious! I haven't seen them being made like that but I'm pretty sure I will give it a try soon!!

    Xoxo Cent4urThoughts

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  3. I absolutely LOVE jam tarts, definitely need to try and make some!

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  4. Jam tarts are definitely up there xx

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