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Manchester Tart (England)

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“DS#2 is a Manchester United fan so - just for fun - I looked for a recipe from that region of England. As a result, I stumbled upon a recipe (from the England travel website for this delicious tart - and received smiles from a happy Man U fan!”
1hr 15mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat the oven to 200C, 400F, Gas Mark 6.
  2. Roll out the pastry on a lightly floured surface and use it to line a 10-inch, deep tart/flan dish.
  3. Spread the jam over the pastry.
  4. Place the breadcrumbs, butter, caster sugar and egg yolks in a large mixing bowl and mix well with a wooden spoon.
  5. Pour the mixture over the jam and bake in the oven for 30 minutes.
  6. Meanwhile, in a clean mixing bowl, whisk the egg whites until stiff, then gradually whisk in the icing sugar.
  7. Remove the tart from the oven and reduce the temperature to 140C, 275F, Gas Mark 1.
  8. Spread the meringue mixture evenly over the top of the tart.
  9. Return tart to the oven and cook for a further 30 minutes until the meringue turns a light golden brown.
  10. Serve warm.

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