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Strawberry Valentine Tarts



As the nursery rhyme says 'The Queen of Hearts she made some tarts all on a Summers day' well it may not be Summer and I'm not royalty but I can sure make a tart or two. I have a lovely jar of last years homemade strawberry jam open and what better way to enjoy it than in a simple jam tart.  As Valentines Day is upon us I thought I would add a little romance to my tarts, and put my new   heart shaped cutter to use. The cutter was included with the January issue of Love Baking Cupcakes & Sweet Treats Magazine, which I discovered whilst browsing my newsagents earlier this month.


I made my sweet pastry tarts using:-

  • butter 
  • plain flour 
  • caster sugar 
  • an egg
  • strawberry jam


Twelve minutes later in a hot oven and wonderful Strawberry Jam Tarts. Just perfect with a cup of tea in one of my favourite china cup and saucers, feet up and relax browsing my magazine. Most enjoyable!


I'm posting this for February's Tea Time Treats, the theme this month is Romance, leading the hosting this month is Kate from What Kate Baked and putting her feet up Karen at Lavender and Lovage.


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6 comments:

  1. Perfect for Valentine's Day! I haven't made jam tarts since I was a child! I am a bit scared of making my own pastry, so I would have to cheat! xx

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  2. They remind me of my childhood - my mother would always make me a few jam tarts every time she made an apple tart for everyone else!

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  3. Love the look of these pretty romantic strawberry tarts. I love homemade strawberry jam too. Sounds yummy & Valentine indeed!

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  4. Those are just so sweet (and yummy looking), the perfect Valentines treat! I think they would also be great for an 'Alice and Wonderland' theme tea party :) I have never made my own jam tarts before, but I may have to give these a try..

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  5. Wow such gorgeous tarts, I'm very tempted to try and jump through the screen to get one! I hope you enjoy them! XxxX http://thesecondhandrose.blogspot.com/

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  6. A WONDERFUL entry thanks so much! You always come up with the most delicious things for Tea Time Treats and these are no exception! Karen xx

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