Epiphany Tart (Victorian Jam Tart)

Epiphany Tart
Susie Hughes

Pastry Dough


1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/3 cup powdered sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, cold
1 large egg yolk


Place the flour, sugar, and salt in the bowl of a food processor, stand mixer, or in a medium mixing bowl.

Add butter and pulse until mixture resembles breadcrumbs.

Add the egg yolk and mix until the dough gathers itself into a ball and pulls away cleanly from the sides of the bowl. Wrap the dough tightly in plastic wrap, and chill for 1 to 2 hours (or overnight). 

Jam Tart

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Thank you Zach. I was not familiar with the Hindu symbol of the Shatkona. I'm on my way to do some research. It's always a good day when you can learn something new. Having both the Jewish and Christian faiths in my family history, I'm well aware of the connection of the two religions.

Yes, Christianity came out of

Yes, Christianity came out of Judaism, the star of david is also called the Shatkona in Hinduism, religious symbols are all shared throughout almost all religions regardless of meaning and also no matter how unique people think they are.


Not for nuthin', but this cake is in the shape of the Jewish star of David or Mogen David. How interesting is that? Is there a connection?