butter tart

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butter tart

(Cookery) Canadian a kind of tart made with butter, brown sugar, and raisins

but′ter tart`

or but′ter•tart`,

Canadian. a tart with a filling of butter, eggs, brown sugar, maple syrup, and raisins.
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July 23-Pies and Tarts, how to bake caramel butter tarts, mud pie, chocolate chiffon pie and banana cream pie.
Food for thought Foodies will be tempted to jet to Canada next month to try dishes from butter tarts to beaver tails.
No pizza delivery, no bars and clubs - but we do have frozen lakes, dense forest, wild turkeys and a 91-year-old baker in the village who still makes the best butter tarts ever.
The facility is a busy workplace and a typical day leading up to the holidays can mean baking 1,700 butter tarts, 160 sugar pies and 7,200 bars that end up in 400 packages.
Serve with mince pies, Christmas pudding or home-made rum butter tarts (see picture) above
And an article about butter tarts in the August 2004 Toronto Life magazine had this to say:
I was greeted by aromas of cinnamon and nutmeg from still-warm oat-cakes, cookies and rich butter tarts on a tray near the coffee urn.
Short brought some friends here, and they brought their friends and the next thing you know, Kurt Russell and Goldie Hawn are standing there in their cutoffs buying butter tarts next to slack-jawed locals at the Rosseau Bakery.