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Maids of Honor Tarts I

Rated as 4.25 out of 5 Stars

"These individual tarts have a raspberry surprise in the bottom. Vanilla extract may be substituted for the almond extract."
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Ingredients

servings 246
Original recipe yields 12 servings (12 tarts)

Directions

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  1. Move oven rack to bottom position and preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Lightly grease 12 2-inch tart tins.
  2. Roll out pastry and cut 12 3-inch circles. Fit one pastry circle into each tart tin. Spread one teaspoon of raspberry jam into the bottom of each tart shell.
  3. In a medium mixing bowl, cream together softened butter or margarine and white sugar until light and fluffy. Mix in egg. Add flour, baking powder, and almond extract and mix until all ingredients are thoroughly combined. Pour 1 tablespoon of batter into each tart shell.
  4. Bake in preheated oven for 20 minutes, until risen and firm. Dust tarts with confectioners' sugar.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 246 calories; 14.3 26.9 2.9 26 199 Full nutrition

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I needed to bake something for my son's Elizabethan social studies class project. We found a reference that these tarts were named for the maids of honour of Queen Elizabeth I. These tarts wer...

Most helpful critical review

Tasty and not overly sweet. I used a discovered recipe for dough (involving a great deal of cream cheese, butter, and flower), and substituted rum for the almond extract (because I had nothing e...

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I needed to bake something for my son's Elizabethan social studies class project. We found a reference that these tarts were named for the maids of honour of Queen Elizabeth I. These tarts wer...

I made these for a church bake sale and they were a fabulous hit! Amazing taste, I used raspberry jam, blueberry jam, and even lemon curd. All versions were just great.

Wowza, so good! Tastes kind of like a raspberry shortbread cookie in a tartshell. Mmm! I can see that trying different jams would be good too. I cheated and used store bought frozen tart shells ...

Tasty and not overly sweet. I used a discovered recipe for dough (involving a great deal of cream cheese, butter, and flower), and substituted rum for the almond extract (because I had nothing e...

These are sooo good. Made these for my husband and daughter. Made some with raspberry jam for my husband and some with grape jam for my daughter. The have a great flavor. Going to make again...

Nice recipe but it is a recipe for mini Bakewell tarts, not Maids of honour which contain curd cheese