Old Fashioned Butter Tarts
These old fashioned butter tarts are a Canadian classic. A rich filling of brown sugar, butter and raisins is surrounded by a flaky pastry shell. Decedent and delicious, they are a holiday favourite.
Servings: 24 Tarts
- 24 Tart shells uncooked, homemade or store bought
- 2/3 Cup Butter softened
- 2 Cups Brown sugar
- 2 Large Eggs
- 1/4 Cup Milk
- 2 tsp Vanilla
- 1.5 Cups Raisins
Pre-heat oven to 375 degrees
If making your own pastry, roll and cut your pastry into rounds with a 3.5 inch cutter, or the lid of a wide mouth mason jar. Lightly spray 2 12-cup muffin tins with non-stick spray and gently press the shells into the muffin tins
In a medium size bowl, beat the butter and sugar together, then beat in the eggs, milk and vanilla until smooth.
Stir in the raisins
Spoon filling into each of the shells, filling to 2/3 full
Bake for 25 minutes, or until golden brown.
Allow to cool in the muffin tin, then remove and store in an airtight container.