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The Old Original Bakewell Pudding Shop’s Secret Recipe

Like we said, this recipe is a secret! But this pie—made with almonds, jam, and puff pastry—is so delicious that you'll want to share it.
The Old Original Bakewell Pudding Shop’s Secret Recipe

Servings: 4
Prep time: 45 minutes
Total time: 45 minutes


7 1/2 ounces puff pastry
4 tablespoons home-made jam
1/2 cup caster sugar
1/4 cup unsalted butter
3 fresh large eggs, beaten
1/4 teaspoon pure almond essence
1/8 cup ground almonds
and finally a pinch of….


1. Roll out pastry and use it to line a 1 1/2-pint shallow pie dish.

2. Brush the base liberally with quality jam.

3) In a medium to large bowl, beat the ground almonds with the sugar, butter, eggs, and almond essence. Pour the filling into the pie crust, over the jam.

4) Bake at 400°F (200°C) for 30 minutes or until filling has set. Allow to cool before serving.

From MUNCHIES Guide to the North of England - Episode 5