Tarts are still rarely known by some Indonesian people because it is often difficult to distinguish between tarts and pies. Pies usually have an extra layer on top to cover the filling, while tarts don’t have a top layer.
Tarts are so popular in European countries like the UK that they have many types and variations with unique flavors. Here are some variations of English tarts that must be tested, check them out!
- Yorkshire Curd Tart
From the name, you may already know the origin of this tart. Yes, right! This tart originates from the Yorkshire region of England and is known as the traditional tart of this region.
Yorkshire curd tart is made from pastries that are baked and then filled with various fillings. The combination of ingredients used is cheese, sugar, butter, eggs, raisins, and nutmeg.
- Bakewell Tart
Bakewell tarts are the most popular traditional dessert in England. Consists of pastry filled with fruit jam and then added a combination of sugar, eggs, almonds, and butter.
This tart is baked until the texture becomes light and soft and then served while warm. Usually, one scope of ice cream will be added when served.
- Treacle Tart
This one tart is also famous as a traditional British dessert known as a cheap dish. In the past, treacle tart was believed to be a dish created to make use of leftover bread.
For the recipe itself, the treacle tart uses a pastry filled with sugar syrup, breadcrumbs, and lemon juice.
- Gypsy Tart
The cake with this unique name is believed to have been created by a woman who wanted to feed malnourished gypsy children. He made a dish from the ingredients he had at home until this tart was created.
Gypsy tart consists of pastry filled with whipped evaporated milk and muscovado sugar. After baking, the top of the tart is then given powdered sugar and then served warm or cold.
- Bakewell Pudding
Although the name of this cake is called pudding, Bakewell pudding is still a type of tart. Uniquely, Bakewell Pudding was created by accident in 1860.
This unique tart consists of a pastry section then layered with fruit jam and finally topped with a paste made of eggs, butter, and almonds. Usually, Bakewell pudding is served warm along with cream to add to its taste.
Those are some of the most popular tarts from England with a unique taste. How about you, are you curious about it?