Jack Tart Recipe

Jack Tart Recipe

Ingredients : Serves 4

90 g/3.5 oz/scant 0.5 cup butter or margarine
40 g/1.5 oz/3 tbsp lard (shortening) or vegetable fat
175 g/6 oz/1.5 cups plain (all-purpose) flour
30 ml/2 tbsp water
60 ml/4 tbsp raspberry jam (jelly)
50 g/2 oz/0.25 cup caster (superfine) sugar

100 g/4 oz/1 cup rolled oats
A few drops of almond essence (extract)

Method :

Rub 40 g/1.5 oz/3 tbsp of the butter or margarine and the lard or vegetable fat into the flour and mix to a pastry (paste) with the water. Roll out on a lightly floured surface and use to line a greased 20 cm/8 in pie dish. Spread the jam over the pastry. Melt the remaining butter and stir in the sugar, oats and almond essence. Spoon over the jam, spread with a fork and bake in a preheated oven at 200C/400F/gas mark 6 for 25 minutes until lightly browned.

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