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Treacle Tart

Fool Proof Pastry


2 Cups AP Flour divided.

1 Stick of Butter Cut into small pieces & put on plate in freezer for 30 minutes or more.

Cold Water.

  1. Add 1 cup of flour to a food processor

  2. Add Frozen Butter evenly to flour.

  3. Add 2nd cup flour & pulse until well broken up. (30 secs total).

  4. Keep pulsing & add a water 1oz at a time until butter turns slightly yellow and meshes together when pinched. Dough should be moist enough to just hold together.

  5. Empty dough onto counter & form into a disc.

  6. Wrap in clingfilm & refrigerate until ready to use.

Roll pastry to fit a 9" Tart Pan with Removable Bottom. Pierce with Fork & Par Bake for 15-20 minutes at 375.

Let Cool



1 454g tin Lyle's Golden Syrup

Available here:

2oz Heavy Cream

2oz Butter

1/4 Cup Breadcrumbs

1 Egg

  1. Add Golden Syrup to Butter on a low heat just until the butter melts.

  2. Add Cream and whisk until the mixture cools slightly, so the egg doesn't scramble.

  3. Then add Bread Crumbs and Egg & mix well. 

  4. Add filling to par baked crust and place in a 350° F oven for 40-45 minutes.

  5. Allow to cool completely.

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