Butterscotch Tart


butterscotch tart recipe


If you have been searching for a recipe which is reminiscent of the old pudding from your schooldays, look no further. In fact, you’d be hard pressed to tell the difference!

The following recipe for Butterscotch Tart uses few ingredients and takes very little time to make.

The recipe below makes one 9″ tart.


150g plain flour

75g softened butter

75g caster sugar

1 egg

1 pinch salt

a little water


For Butterscotch:

160g demerera sugar

160g butter

40g plain flour

3oz milk



Mix flour, salt, sugar.  Add eggs and softened butter.  Mix to a dough and leave in a cool place for 1 hour.

Roll pastry and place into a greased 9″ tins.  Blind bake in oven at 180ºC for 10-15 minutes.  Remove from oven and allow to cool.

Melt butter in pan. When melted, mix in sugar and stir until dissolved.

Add flour and milk and whisk until smooth.

Heat for a few minutes longer until mixture coats the back of a wooden spoon.

Pour onto pastry.  Allow to cool then chill in fridge before serving.

Serve with a dollop of cream. Delicious!

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