|Region or state||Manchester|
|Main ingredients||Shortcrust pastry, raspberry jam, custard, flaked coconut, Maraschino cherry|
|Variations||Layer of sliced bananas, lemon-flavoured custard|
Manchester tart is a traditional English baked tart consisting of a shortcrust pastry shell, spread with raspberry jam, covered with a custard filling and topped with flakes of coconut and a Maraschino cherry. A variation, has a layer of thinly-sliced banana under the custard.
Manchester Tart was a staple on school dinner menus until the mid-1980s. The original Manchester tart is a variation on an earlier recipe, the Manchester pudding, which was first recorded by the Victorian cookery writer Mrs Beeton.
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