Cherry bakewell tart


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Total cooking time:

20 minutes to mix 30–40 minutes to bake


Low Protein Diet - Exchange value 0* (exchange per serving 0)



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For the icing:

  • 100g icing sugar
  • Boiling water
  • 8 glace cherries to decorate


  1. Pre-heat oven to 170°C.
  2. Roll out the pastry a little bit bigger than the flan tin.
  3. Place in the tin and press into the edges and remove any excess pastry from around the top. Prick all over the base of the flan with a folk.
  4. Blind bake for 10 minutes and allow to cool.
  5. Spoon the low protein jam and spread to cover the base.
  6. Add the almond extract to the basic sponge mixture and stir in well.
  7. Add the sponge mixture on top of the jam and spread
  8. Bake for 30–35 minutes until golden brown.
  9. Allow to cool in the tin on a wire rack.
  10. Mix the icing sugar with a few drops of boiling water till you have a thick smooth icing.
  11. Once the tart has cooled, warm the apricot jam in the microwave then brush the jam over the top of the tart.
  12. Now spread the icing over the top and decorate with the cherries.
  13. Remove from the tin and cut into slices.
  14. You can keep for a few days in an airtight tin.

Chef's tips:

  • You can add fresh or frozen fruit to the base of the tart before topping with sponge.
  • If you don’t like almond try vanilla or zest of an orange or lemon.
  • You can make this into mini tarts if you prefer.

This recipe is intended for patients who have been prescribed Loprofin by a healthcare professional.

The Loprofin range are Foods for Special Medical Purposes for the dietary management of inherited metabolic disorders and other conditions requiring a low protein diet, and must be used under medical supervision.

* The protein content indicated in this recipe is provided as a guide only. Please check the protein content on individual ingredients and product labels.

**Allergens may be present, please check individual ingredients and product labels. If concerned about allergens, please contact your healthcare professional.