Yorkshire curd tarts recipe

  • Serves 12
  • 25 mins to prepare and 15 mins to cook, 10 mins to cool
  • 156 calories / serving
  • Healthy
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Place the flour, butter and sugar in a bowl and rub together to make breadcrumbs. Add 2tbsp cold water and bring together into a ball. Chill for 10 minutes.

Heat the oven to 200ºC/180ºC fan/gas 6.

Roll the pastry out on a lightly floured board and cut out, using an 8cm (3in) round pastry cutter. Use to line 12 greased bun tins.

Place the cottage cheese, sugar, egg, lemon rind, raisins, peel and brandy in a bowl and mix together well. Spoon into the pastry cases and sprinkle with the nutmeg or allspice. Bake for 12-15 minutes until the pastry is golden and the filling is set.

  • Ingredients

  • For the Pastry

  • 200g self-raising flour
  • 100g reduced-fat, spreadable butter
  • 2tsp caster sugar
  • For the filling

  • 125g Plain Cottage cheese
  • 25g caster sugar
  • 1 egg
  • grated rind of ½ a lemon
  • 25g raisins
  • 1tbsp mixed peel (optional)
  • 2tsp brandy (optional)
  • pinch grated nutmeg or all spice
  • Energy 655kj 156kcal 8%
  • Fat 8g 12%
  • Saturates 3g 13%
  • Sugars 13g 15%
  • Salt 0.4g 7%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 18.8g Protein 3.5g Fibre 0.7g


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