Ecclefechan Butter Tart

Ecclefechan Butter Tart

Another delicious recipe from my cousin's recipe book, and my husband's favourite. Its Scottish and named after the town of Ecclefechan. Delicious warm with ice-cream and very easy to make.



8oz plain flour

5oz butter

2oz caster sugar

1 egg plus 2 tsp water

Tart Mix

2 eggs - well beaten

6oz soft brown sugar

4oz butter - melted

2 tbsp white wine vinegar

8oz sultanas and currents mixed

2oz chopped walnuts

2oz glace cherries halved


Make pastry and line a 8/9” loose bottomed tin. Mix all tart ingredients together and pour into pastry case. Bake @ 180’c for 35/40 mins till golden brown and set. Leave to cool.


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