Treacle tart tray bake

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Treacle tart tray bake
Treacle tart tray bake
  • Serves: 30

  • Prep time:

    plus 30 mins chilling time
  • Cooking time:

  • Total time:

  • Skill level: Easy peasy

Treacle tart tray bake has a gorgeous treacle filling on readymade shortcrust pastry and finished with chopped Crunchie bars. It's an easy way to feed a crowd as it serves 30 cut into bite-sized squares, so everyone can get some! Making your own treacle is so easy and such a treat; all you need is golden syrup, double cream and oats for texture. It's a real winner and everyone will be asking you for the recipe!


  • 500g pack shortcrust pastry
  • 40g porridge oats
  • 700g golden syrup
  • 400ml double cream
  • 1tbsp lemon juice
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 Crunchie bars, roughly chopped

If you want to get even more creative, why not melt some dark chocolate and drizzle it over the top once the tray bake has cooled and then add the Crunchie topping straight after


  1. Heat the oven to 180C fan, gas 6, and grease a 25cm square cake tin. Line the tin with the pastry to fit snugly, trim and chill for 30 mins. Keep the excess pastry.

  2. Put a sheet of foil over the pastry, fill the case with baking beans and bake for 
15 mins. Remove the foil and beans, and bake for another 10 mins. Leave to cool slightly, then patch up the rim with the excess pastry if itís shrunk from the sides.

  3. Blitz the porridge oats in a food processor, then mix with the golden syrup, cream, lemon juice and egg until smooth. Pour into the tin and cook for 30 mins. Turn the oven down to 120C fan, gas 1 and cook for another 30 mins. Leave to cool, then cut into squares and crumble over the Crunchie topping.

Nutritional information per portion

  • Low
  • Med
  • High
  • Calories 240(kcal)
  • Fat 14.0g
  • Saturates 7.0g

This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.

Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.

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