Butter Tarts Recipe


  • 2 eggs
  • 2 (9 inch) unbaked Pie crusts
  • 3/4 cup Kishmish
  • 1 cup Brown sugar
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Essence
  • 1 tblp White Vinegar
  • cup Butter, melted
  • 3/4 cup chopped Walnuts


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Grease 12 3-inch tart pans.
  2. Roll out pastry and fit carefully into greased tart tins. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, beat eggs, then beat in brown sugar. Stir in vinegar and vanilla extract. Mix well, then stir in melted butter.
  4. Fold in raisins or dates and chopped nuts.
  5. Carefully spoon mixture into tart shells. Place tins on baking sheets.
  6. Bake in preheated oven for 10 minutes. Reduce oven temperature to 350 F /175 C and bake an additional 25 to 30 minutes, until set.

  7. Makes 12 tarts

Tip: To check if your baking powder is still active, add 1 teaspoon to 1/3 cup of hot water. If it bubbles rises it's men it is still active and will give good baking results.

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