"Blue Ribbon" Butter Tarts

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READY IN: 45mins
YIELD: 24 tarts
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 2
    tablespoons white vinegar
  • 1
    teaspoon vanilla
  • 12
    cup melted butter
  • 1 13
    1 1/3 cups figs or 1 1/3 cups nutmeats (the above is YOUR choice, I usually just add a few nuts or raisins to each "tart")
  • pastry dough, of your choice
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 450'.
  • Make your favourite pastry, (if making for a"special occasion", I have used"sweet pastry" and made them as"mini" tarts, ther-by changing the"yield", and also CUTS the baking time to about HALF that of a regular-sized tart) Beat eggs ONLY until whites and yolks are well blended.
  • Beat in sugar.
  • Add vinegar and vanilla.
  • Stir in melted BUTTER.
  • Add mixed"fruit", if adding to syrup mixture.
  • Line tarts tins with your favourite pastry.
  • Fill each"tart" 1/2 to 2/3 full, with syrup.
  • Bake in hot oven for the first 10 minutes.
  • Reduce temperature to 350'.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes more, or until filling is firm.
  • Watch them!
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