Gypsy Tart - serves 8


  • 2 x 8in sweet flan cases, cooked (see sweet pastry case)
  • 410ml tin evaporated milk, chilled in the fridge
  • 400g muscovado sugar (must be muscovado or the recipe will not work)

Need some advice on ingredients see -
The wheat, gluten and lactose free store cupboard


This rich treacly tart is found in bakeries throughout Kent. Place the chilled evaporated milk and the muscovado sugar into a food mixer or blender and beat until pale, thick and creamy. This will take about 10 minutes. Pour the mixture into the part baked flan cases and bake at 190°c / 375°f / gas mark 5 for 12 minutes. Serve cold with whipped cream.

Gem's hints and tips

If you only want to make one tart, use half of the ingredients listed.