Bakewell Tart

Preparation info
  • Makes one 25 cm tart, about


    • Difficulty


Appears in
Bake!: Essential Techniques for Perfect Baking

By Nick Malgieri

Published 2010

  • About

I love British recipes like this one for Bakewell Tart - the only definitive statement you can make about it is that absolutely no one can agree on what it is. According to some, it was originally a custard tart with some ground almonds added for flavour and a layer of jam spread on the crust. Some time late in the 19th century, the almonds became more prominent in the filling. Purists like to refer to it as Bakewell pudding, probably from the British tradition of referring to all sweets se