Crostata with Peach Jam


Preparation info

  • Makes a

    28 cm

    • Difficulty


Appears in

Limoncello and Linen Water

Limoncello and Linen Water

By Tessa Kiros

Published 2012

  • About

This is delicious and quick to make. Use your favourite jam — it looks super with a red jam, too. I like to make two of these with different colour jams and serve a slice of each. You can use a little milk to brush over the pastry if you don’t want to use up an egg yolk, but the yolk will give you a glossier and deeper colour.


  • 100 g ( oz) butter, softened
  • 350 g (12


Put the butter in a bowl with the flour, sugar, eggs, baking powder and a pinch of salt and mix together well. Knead the dough into a compact ball, flatten a bit and wrap in plastic wrap. Chill in the fridge for half an hour or so.

Preheat the oven to 180°C (350°F/Gas 4). Butte