In this week’s cooking club meeting, Jean, who is the leader of the Gilmore Church Park group, shared with us three recipes. The recipes are Raisin Butter Tart, Swiss Steak and Butter Tart Muffin.
Here is the first recipe, Raisin Butter Tart. The tart has a very flaky pastry shell and the filing is sinfully rich.
Ingredients for making the Rich Pie Pastry
- 1 lb shortening
- 1 egg
- 1 tablespoon vinegar
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 4 cups all-purpose flour
The above ingredients make 45 to 48 tarts.
Instructions for making the Rich Pie Pastry
Ingredients for making the Raisin Butter Tart
- 1 cup raisins
- 2 eggs
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 1 cup brown sugar
- 1/4 cup melted butter
- maple syrup
- chopped pecans (optional)
The above ingredients make 16 to 20 tarts.
Instructions for making the Raisin Butter Tart
You may add other ingredients in the filing like chopped pecans or coconut flakes. I really enjoy this tart and I highly recommend those who have a sweet tooth to try to make it at home. Jean, thanks a million for the recipe.
Sinfully delicious Raisin Butter Tart.