Raisin Tarts

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Appears in
The Cape Malay Illustrated Cookbook

By Faldela Williams

Published 2012

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A typical Malay recipe, rich and fruity. The tarts can also be served with cream or custard for dessert.


  • 1 kg ready-made puff pastry or flaky pastry
  • beaten egg


Divide pastry dough in half and roll each out to a round 20 cm in diameter. Use to line 2 pie dishes. Trim off and reserve excess.

Filling: Boil raisins and sultanas in water until plump, about 10 minutes. Add sugar, butter and lemon juice, and cook until nearly dry. Filling should not be watery. Set aside to cool, then spread in pie dishes. Roll out leftover dough, cut into strips and