Treacle Tart Recipe

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Treacle tart
Treacle tart
(Image credit: G5_Studio2)
Total Time1 hours 15 mins


  • 1 x 230g pack ready rolled short-crust pastry (we love Marie La Pate Brisee, from
  • 350g golden syrup
  • 40g treacle
  • 275ml double cream
  • 2 large free-range eggs
  • 65g porridge oats, finely blended in a food processor
  • 2tbsp lemon juice

you will need

  • 22cm (8 ¾ in) fluted tart tin
  • tin foil and baking beans


  1. Line the tart tin with the pastry, press into the edges but don’t trim yet, set aside in the fridge for at least an hour to firm up. Heat the oven to 200C, gas 6.
  2. Trim the edges of the pastry using a sharp knife, line with tin foil and fill with baking beans, bake for 15 minutes, remove the beans and set aside to cool slightly. Reduce the temperature to 170C, gas 3.
  3. Mix the remaining ingredients until smooth then pour into the pastry case. Bake for 50-60 minutes. Serve warm with clotted cream
Katy McClelland

Katie McLelland is a food stylist, chef, recipe developer, home economist, eater-  and everything in-between. She specialises in creating recipes for social media channels to editorial and advertising content as well as the occasional bread, cake, pudding and menus in real life.

Katie is also a home economist for film and TV. Current projects including Cooking with the Stars (South Shore), Matilda (Poppet Productions), Landscapers (Sister), This Sceptered Isle (Revolution Films) and The Great season 2 (Yekaterina Uk ltd).