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This delicious recipe is taken from Great British Bake Off 2014 Finalist, Luis Troyano’s recipe book; ‘Bake it Great’, published by Pavilion. “The Bakewell tart got me into baking. I live fairly close to Bakewell in the Peak District and would frequently take a visit there to stock up on the famous tarts, as well as the lesser-known Bakewell pudding.
A lovely crust is topped with a layer of your favorite jam, then covered with a frangipane layer, topped with almonds and baked. Finally drizzled with a sugar icing, and devoured by anyone who sees it!
For the Shortcrust Pastry Using a handheld or stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, mix together the butter and flour until there are no lumps of butter, and a fine crumb consistency is formed. Add the sugar and mix until combined. Add the egg and mix until a dough starts to form. Don't over-mix otherwise the pastry will become stiff and brittle. Turn the pastry out onto a lightly floured surface, and bring it together until smooth and even. Form into a ball and flatten ...