Recipe and image courtesy of Waitrose & Partners
Queen Of Hearts Jam Tarts: Valentine’s Day Special. Hello friends, so how are you today? Are you looking for some baking ideas for Valentines Day?
Queen Of Hearts Jam Tarts anyone? Because who does not love a jam tart? Yummy! Such a classic treat too. The Queen of hearts, always remind me of Alice In Wonderland. Does it you too?
The Queen of Hearts, She made some tarts, All on a summer’s day; The Knave of hearts, He stole those tarts, And took them clean.
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How To Make Queen Of Hearts Jam Tarts:
Preparation time: 15 minutes + chilling | Cooking time: 18 minutes to 20 minutes | Total time: 35 minutes + chilling
- 200g plain flour, plus extra for dusting
- 20g rice flour
- 35g icing sugar
- 150g butter, diced and chilled
- 1 Egg yolk
- Mixed flavours jam (approx 380g in total or 12 tsp of each) – ie strawberry, apricot, blackcurrant and raspberry
Queen Of Hearts Jam Tarts Method:
- Firstly, make the pasty. To make the pastry, put the flour, rice flour and icing sugar into the bowl of a food processor. Blitz briefly to combine. Add the butter and pulse until the mixture resembles coarse breadcrumbs. In a small bowl beat together the egg yolk and about ½ tbsp ice-cold water. Add to the food processor and pulse until the pastry just starts to come together.
- Tip out onto a clean work surface and use your hands to bring together into an even dough. Roll out on a clean, floured surface, in 2 batches if necessary, until the dough is the thickness of a pound coin.
- Using a 7cm round cutter, make 24 circles and place them into 2 x 12-hole fairy cake tins. If you wish, use a small heart cutter to make 24 little hearts, rerolling the pastry if necessary. Fill each pastry case with 2 tsp of jam, using different flavours if liked. Top each with a heart, if using, and rest in the fridge for 30 minutes.
- Preheat the oven to 190°C, gas mark 5. Bake for 18-20 minutes, swapping the tins around at a half distance, until the tarts are golden around the edges and the jam is bubbly. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from the tins.
Queen Of Hearts Jam Tarts: Valentine’s Day Special:
So what do you think about these Queen Of Hearts Jam Tarts? Fancy making some?
These are especially great for afternoon tea! Indeed they make great party food for whatever the occasion.Recipe and image courtesy of Waitrose & Partners.
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