Bakewell tart facts for kids
|Place of origin||England|
|Region or state||Derbyshire Dales|
|Serving temperature||Warm (freshly baked) or cold|
|Main ingredients||Ground almond, jam, shortcrust pastry, frangipane|
A Bakewell tart is an English confection consisting of a shortcrust pastry shell beneath layers of jam, frangipane, and a topping of flaked almonds. It is a variant of the Bakewell pudding, closely associated with the town of Bakewell in Derbyshire.
The Bakewell tart developed as a variant of the Bakewell pudding in the 20th century. Although the terms Bakewell tart and Bakewell pudding have been used interchangeably, each name refers to a specific dessert recipe. The tart is closely associated with the town of Bakewell in Derbyshire.
In Gloucester, a similar tart was made using ground rice, raspberry jam and almond essence. In May 2013, council leader Paul James discovered a recipe for "Gloucester tart" in a Gloucester history book. Subsequently, Gloucester museums revived the recipe, serving complimentary Gloucester tarts to museum patrons.
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