Manchester tart

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Manchester tart
Manchester tart.jpg
TypeTart
Region or stateManchester
Main ingredientsShortcrust pastry, raspberry jam, custard, flaked coconut, Maraschino cherry
VariationsLayer 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.[1]

Robinson's Bakers of Failsworth advertises itself as the home of the Manchester tart.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Regional Dishes of North-West England – Virtual Encyclopaedia of Greater Manchester". Manchester2002-uk.com. Archived from the original on 5 January 2014. Retrieved 6 January 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Robinsons - Manchester's oldest bakery".

External links[edit]