Filed Under: Dessert, Fruit

Crimple Tart

This delicious tart is from an original recipe from Cape Town, South Africa.

April 8th, 2012

Recipes Developed by Sara Moosa
Photography by Carlo Medoza

Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
60 minutes
  • 1/2 Cup butter
  • 1/4 Cup super-fine sugar
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 Cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 Cup warmed jam for spreading (try apricot or berry)
  • 1/4 Cup shredded coconut
  1. Preheat oven to 350 F.

  2. Using an electric mixer, cream butter and sugar together. Add oil and vanilla. Stir in egg and mix well.

  3. Add flour and baking powder and knead lightly into a soft dough. Divide in two and refrigerate half for at least 30 minutes.

  4. Spread remaining half into an ungreased 11" x 8" pan. Spread jam evenly over dough and sprinkle with coconut. Grate refrigerated dough over the top.

  5. Bake for 25 minutes. Dust top with icing sugar while still hot, let cool and cut into squares.

Nutrients Per Serving

Nutrients per serving: 90 calories, 4 g fat, 1 g protein, 13 g carbohydrates.

Crimple Tart

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