Almond Slices on Bakewell Tart- How do they not burn?

(5 Posts)
CaptainHoratioWragge Wed 21-Nov-12 13:01:56

I am planning to make this recipe here by Mary Berry.

She says to put the Almond Slices on top before it goes in the oven for 20 mins to cook.

I doubt MB makes mistakes, but I can't believe they wouldn't be burnt to a crisp after all that time?

Does anyone have any experience of this?

CaptainHoratioWragge Wed 21-Nov-12 13:51:25

No-one?

bigbadbarry Wed 21-Nov-12 13:53:50

My granny used to do it and they were ok. Maybe the soggy sponge keeps them moist and stops them burning? No idea.

littlemefi Wed 21-Nov-12 13:55:17

I've made almond slices before, and the almond slivers just got toasted and lightly browned but not burnt, from what I recall.

CaptainHoratioWragge Wed 21-Nov-12 16:39:12

Thanks for the replies.

I'm going to put them on before they go in the oven.

I'll let you know on Sunday how they go...

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