I’d like to pretend someone will remember my post of almost two years ago about fern tarts, but I’m not holding my breath.
Back then I had my first encounter with a fern tart, and as it was a rather unglamourous supermarket version I was hoping to find one in a bakery some time.
Fast-forward to my Maybole sweet treat hunt, and on scanning the shelves in Bakery Bites (11 – 13 High Street, Maybole), I spied an old chum.
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Thus far, I’ve only encountered these in a pack of four assorted tarts, so am not entirely sure they are specific to Scotland. Vague snippets of information on the internet seem to support the theory, but until I see them more widely available, I’m going to reserve judgement.
Continue reading Scottish Bakery Treats: Fern Tarts
After spying these little yellow-domed tarts in a bakery window, I fell instantly to speculating what they were. My boyfriend’s niece was able to interpret my vague but enthusiastic description of them to be pineapple fancies aka pineapple cakes aka pineapple tarts.
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