Butterscotch Tart

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By Shaun Hill

Published 2000

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I am not sure whether this is a traditional Lake District dish or whether it was the invention of the late Francis Coulson at Sharrow Bay in Ullswater. Probably a bit of both. The topping looks terribly rich but is in fact a mixture of whipped cream in equal proportion to whisked egg white and is quite light in texture. Do not be fooled, however: this is a seriously filling dessert with plenty of calories tucked underneath in the butterscotch mixture, made from condensed mi