• Serves: 6 people
  • Prep time: 20 minutes
  • Cooking time: 30 minutes
    • British
    • Vegetarian

    Hot Cross Bun Treacle Tart

    Recipe Information

    Ingredients
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    1 x 375g pack shortcrust pastry
     
    400g golden syrup
     
    160g Hot Cross Bun breadcrumbs 
     
    1 x lemon 
     
    1 x 18cm loose bottom flan tin 
     
    A little sunflower oil and milk 
     

     

    Method
    Preheat the oven to 200°C/400°F/gas mark 6
     
    Lightly grease the tin with some oil
     
    Unroll the pastry, use to line the tin and trim the excess pastry from the top
     
    Keep these trimmings for the lattice 
     
    Put the syrup into a pan and gently heat through
     
    Grate the rind from the lemon and then juice 
     
    Put the rind, lemon juice and breadcrumbs in with the syrup and mix well
     
    Pour this into the pastry lined tin
     
    Gather all the trimmings together and roll out, cut into strips about 1cm thick and use these to make a lattice on top of the tart
     
    Gently brush the pastry with a little milk
     
    Bake in the oven for 30 minutes or until the pastry is golden and the tart set 
     
    Allow to cool slightly before serving 
     
    Serve hot or cold 
     

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