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Mrs Beeton Redcurrant & Raspberry Tarts

 

This is an original Mrs. Beeton recipe taken from her famous book, Beeton’s Book of Household Management.  Both the quantities and text have been reproduced as originally published, with the exception of a little reformatting of the ingredient list to make it easier to follow. 

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INGREDIENTS

1–1/2 pint of picked currants,

1/2 pint of raspberries,

3 heaped tablespoonfuls of moist sugar,

1/2 lb. of short crust.

Mode.—Strip the currants from the stalks, and put them into a deep pie-dish, with a small cup placed in the midst, bottom upwards; add the raspberries and sugar; place a border of paste round the edge of the dish, cover with crust, ornament the edges, and bake from 1/2 to 3/4 hour: strew some sifted sugar over before being sent to table. This tart is more generally served cold than hot.

Time.—1/2 to 3/4 hour.
Average cost.
Sufficient for 5 or 6 persons.
Seasonable in June, July, and August.

 

 

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Cover and refrigerate for up to 2 days

Not suitable for freezing

 

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