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Any MNers Grow up in Kent? Gypsy Tart

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MartyrStewart Thu 29-Sep-11 18:21:48

My parents both grew up in Kent and have fond memories are obsessed with this pudding, it used to be served with their school dinners.

I have tried to find a recipe over the years but apparently it is for the 'wrong' gypsy tart, this was a regional thing.

I am making them a hamper for Christmas and it would be amazing if if I could include a genuine Kentish Gypsy Tart for them.

Can anyone help?

dreamingofsun Thu 29-Sep-11 19:26:26

http://www.grouprecipes.com/9438/gypsy-tart.html

think this might be it. i remember asking once and being told it was tinned milk of some kind. was one of the few things the dinner lady's in kent schools could cook.

debka Thu 29-Sep-11 20:05:06

Me me me!!! Use a tin of chilled evaporated milk and 10oz dark brown sugar and whisk for about 10-15 minutes, then bake in a pastry shell you've already baked blind for about 10 mins.

MartyrStewart Sat 01-Oct-11 15:01:09

Thank you both, will let you know how I get on smile

dreamingofsun Sat 01-Oct-11 17:13:35

i never realised it was a kentish thing. if it is as easy as the recipe i might give it a go

MrsMagnolia Sun 02-Oct-11 19:29:40

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