Brandy or Rum Tart Recipe

Brandy or Rum Tart is a very delicipous tart recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Brandy or Rum Tart by following this easy recipe.
Brandy or Rum Tart Recipe
Preparation Time 30 Minutes
Cooking Time 30 Minutes
Difficulty Easy
Recipe Type Non Veg.
Serves 2
  • 225 g or 1 cup Stoned (Pitted) Dates (chopped)
  • 250 ml Boiling Water
  • 2.5 ml Baking Soda
  • 100 g Butter or Margarine (softened)
  • 175 g Castor Sugar
  • 2 Eggs
  • 175 g all purpose Flour
  • 2.5 ml Baking Powder
  • 2.5 ml Ginger (ground)
  • A pinch of Salt
  • 50 g Mixed Nuts (chopped)
  • 50 g Biscuit Crumbs

    For the syrup
  • 450 g Soft Brown Sugar
  • 250 ml Boiling Water
  • 15 g or 1 tbsp Butter or Margarine
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon (ground)
  • 4 tbsp Brandy or Rum
How to make Brandy or Rum Tart:
  • Mix the dates, 1 cup of the boiling water and baking soda well and leave to stand.
  • Beat the butter or margarine, sugar and remaining boiling water until light and fluffy.
  • Gradually beat in the eggs.
  • Now fold in the flour, baking powder, ginger and salt.
  • Stir in the nuts, biscuit crumbs and date mixture.
  • Spoon this mixture into a greased and lined square cake pan.
  • Bake in a preheated oven at 190 degrees C for 30 minutes or until golden brown and springy to the touch.
  • Make the syrup by bringing all ingredients except the brandy or rum to boil in a pan.
  • Simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Leave to cool for some time.
  • Stir in the brandy in the syrup.
  • Now spoon the syrup over the hot tart.
  • Cool to lukewarm before serving.