This classic Bakewell tart is topped with feathered icing to give an impressive finish. For this recipe you will need a fluted flan tin, baking beans, piping bag fitted with small plain nozzle and a few cocktail sticks.
For the Shortcrust Pastry Using a handheld or stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, mix together the butter and flour until there are no lumps of butter, and a fine crumb consistency is formed. Add the sugar and mix until combined. Add the egg an