Gingery Treacle Tart

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Preparation info

  • Makes

    1

    large ( 28 cm 11 in ) tart
    • Difficulty

      Medium

    • Ready in

      1 hr

Appears in

Slow Dough, Real Bread

Slow Dough, Real Bread

By Chris J L Young

Published 2016

  • About

Used as a lure by The Childcatcher in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, this classic British pudding is all sorts of wrong. The main ingredient is a by-product of industrial sugar refining. On the misleading marketing front, it doesn’t however contain any treacle: just traditional golden syrup, a British favourite since the 19th century. You could replace half of the syrup with honey, not that it’d make it any healthier.