Jam and Custard Tarts

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Appears in
The Official Downton Abbey Cookbook

By Annie Gray

Published 2019

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A fixture at fairs, fetes, and festivities of all kinds, jam tarts and custard tarts appear at the Carson-Hughes wedding, as well as at the countless village events of Downton Abbey. Jam tarts are possibly the easiest thing anyone can make, and in a house like Downton, they were very useful for using up nub ends of pastry from other dishes. Custard tarts remain one of the traditional offerings at old-fashioned bakeries. Here, the two fillings are combined, a trick of the day. Slightl