4. Eyemouth Tart

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


Appears in
Scottish Baking

By Sue Lawrence

Published 2016

  • About

Eyemouth is a fishing town on the south east coast of Scotland, famous for its wonderful seafood – and its tarts!



  • 150 g/ oz plain flour, sifted
  • 75 g/


For the pastry, place the flour, almonds, butter and sugar in a food-processor with a pinch of salt. Process until it resembles breadcrumbs and add the egg, with a splash of cold water if necessary to bind. Process briefly, then bring the mixture together with your hands, wrap in clingfilm and chill for 1 hour.

Roll out the pastry to fit a shallow 23cm/9in tart tin. Prick the base all o