Treacle Tart

Preparation info
  • Serves

    6 to 8

    • Difficulty


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By Jeremiah Tower

Published 2002

  • About

This tart is worth the effort to find the treacle, also called golden syrup. If you don’t want to make it, go to St. John restaurant when you are next in London and have it there. It’s one tart I can never resist, especially if covered in thick, rich Jersey or Guernsey cream.



Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.

Pour the syrup in a medium saucepan and bring to a boil. Turn off the heat, add the breadcrumbs, and mix well. Let sit for 5 minutes, then stir in the zest, lemon juice, heavy cream, and salt.

Pour the mixture into the tart shell, put th