Ecclefechan Butter Tart

Ecclefechan Butter Tart

Another delicious recipe from my cousin's recipe book. Its Scottish and named after the town of Ecclefechan - this is a family favourite. 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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