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.

Nov 18 2014, 12:30am

Servings: 4

Prep: 45 minutes

Total: 45 minutes


7 1/2 oz. puff pastry

4 tablespoons home-made jam

1/2 cup caster sugar

1/4 cup unsalted butter

3 fresh 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