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Butter Tarts

When I was a kid, my mother used to make butter tarts at Christmas.. little tiny fancy tarts which I found quite delicious.  My mother used currants and that is the way I had always had them. 632 more words


Canadian Butter Tarts


I thought butter tarts would be difficult to get right (the gooey centre, caramelised top, buttery pastry), especially the first time, perhaps because I’ve tasted so many mediocre ones.   288 more words

Canadian Cooking

Celebrating Two Canadian Traditions March Break & Maple Butter Tarts

By: Megan Sutton, Educator – Crawford Lake & Mountsberg Conservation Areas 

When you think of Canadian food, several of the recipes that come to mind include maple syrup.  377 more words


Edmonton Butter Tarts

Recipe Notes (by Alexia Moyer)

These are Edmonton Butter Tarts, submitted by historian Lynne Bowen to The Great Canadian Literary Cookbook. It stands to reason that they should be made and eaten this very week in honour of the latest stop on our tour. 666 more words

The Tableaux Blog

Pudding vs. dessert (with recipe links!)

When having an evening meal, you often have a sweet dish as the final course in the meal. In Canada, this is called ‘dessert’ – in the UK, ‘pudding’. 459 more words


Butter tart squares

1/2 cup of butter or margarine
2 tbsp icing sugar
1 1/2 cups flour

1 1/2 cups brown sugar
1/2 cup melted butter or margarine… 49 more words


Fantasizing about fifties food

Who doesn’t love a turkey dinner with mashed potatoes, gravy, turnip and all the other goodies, but the leftovers are just as good in sandwiches, soup and all kinds of other things. 891 more words