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Sunday, 16 December 2007

Cranberry Bakewell Tart

Cranberry Bakewell Tart


Showing a slice of the Cranberry Bakewell Tart


As you may recall from one of my pervious posts I had been busy making Cranberry & Port Preserve. I had promised myself this year that I would bake from Nigella Lawson’s "Feast cookbook" - the Cranberry Bakewell Tart. Link for the recipe on line. [Link Here].


The pastry to this tart has a good crisp texture with the flavour of almond flowing through, followed by a layer of cranberry jam or in my case Cranberry & Port Preserve, last but not least a wonderful clementine infused iced topping. If you haven’t any gold sugar stars to decorate the top, you could cut out little stars in marzipan for decoration making the almond theme extended. This tart makes a gorgeous festive dessert and one that would look perfect served at this time of year!

9 comments:

Cakelaw said...

What a beautiful tart! I have always wanted to try a bakewell tart and this one looks like a great place to start.

Happy cook said...

It indeed looks really fstive especially with the white topping and the stars

Dhanggit said...

what a beautiful tart!!!! i find it cute specially the stars... :-)

Rosie said...

Thank you ladies for all your kind comments :) This is a really lovely tart and of course the recipe comes from "The Goddess" herself Nigella Lawson...

Thanks for calling by I really do appreciate it :)

Rosie x

Cooking and the City said...

Rosie this looks delicious, I love the cute little gold stars!!

Rosie said...

Hi cooking in the city :)
Thank you! I brought the gold stars from a an Internet cook-baking shop just for this tart *smile*

Thanks for calling by too :)

Rosie x

Jeena said...

Rosie you baked a real treat here I absoloutley love the way the icing is coated over the top mmmmmmmmmmmm! :)

Maria said...

Rosie your Cranberry Tart looks stunning, love the white icing and gold stars ;o)

Maria
x

Rosie said...

Hi Jeena,
Thank you :) It must have tasted good because the family finished off the last slice yesterday heehee!

Hi Maria,
Thank you and also for the heads up on this tart too! I had seen this in Feast but until you mentioned how good it is that's when I knew I had to make this :)

Thanks ladies for calling by & also for your kind comments :)

Rosie x