Lady Brunner's Strawberry Tartlets

As we explore the stories from Lady Brunner's childhood in the house this summer, indulge in a treat straight from one of her recipe books. An unusual twist on the classic from Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, these are sweet tasting little treats.

Cakes and bakes
Strawberries fresh from the garden
  • Preparation time 15 minutes (prep. time)
  • Cooking time 10 minutes (cooking time)
  • Serves 12

Ingredients

  • 12oz shortcrust pastry
  • 1lb ripe strawberries
  • 2½oz icing sugar
  • eggs

Method

  1. Roll out the pastry and line 16 tartlet tins with it.

  2. Crush the strawberries and mix them with the sugar.

  3. Whisk the eggs and gradually add them to the strawberry mixture. Beat the mixture until well blended and pour into the pastry cases.

  4.  Bake at 180C for ten minutes.