Product Review – Allergy Friendly Freefrom Treacle Tarts

Freefrom treacle tarts

These Freefrom Tarts are Gluten Free, Wheat Free and Dairy Free. We gave these allergy friendly tarts our “Tried & Tested” treatment.

The packaging describes these as “Delicious sweet shortcrust pastry with a sticky syrup and treacle filling. Made in a dedicated gluten, wheat & dairy free bakery”.

Manufactured By: OK Foods Limited

Ingredients:

Pastry Case: Brown Rice Flour, Tapioca Flour, Margarine (Palm Oil, Rapeseed Oil, Water, Emulsifier: Mono- and digylycerides of Fatty Acids), Sugar, Ground Almonds, Salt, Thickener: Xanthum gum.

Filling: Syrup Sauce (44%) (partially inverted Sugar Syrup, Water, Acidity Regulator: Citric Acid; Gelling Agent: Pectin; Flavouring), Sugar, Margarine (Palm Oil, Rapeseed Oil, Water, Emulsifier: Mono- and digylycerides of Fatty Acids), Egg, Brown Rice Flour, Tapioca Flour, Humectant (Glucose Syrup, Water, Acetic Acid), Acidifier: Ascorbic Acid; Preservative: Potassium Sorbate, Calcium Propionate; Black Treacle (1%)

The whole family put these Allergy Friendly Treacle Tarts to the test.

The Verdict

The treacle filling was rich and sweet but not too sickly.

The pastry case had a lovely creamy texture and the flavour of the ground almonds faintly cut through. I dislike almonds immensely but the taste wasn’t so overpowering as to spoil the tart for me.

Overall the tarts were a success, they were surprisingly filling and we all agreed that none of us could have managed a second one. My six year old daughter especially liked the pastry.

Rating: ★★★¾☆ 

Suitable for : Gluten Free, Wheat Free, Dairy Free, Coeliacs and Vegetarians

Unsuitable for : Egg Allergy, Nuts (Almonds – but may contain traces of other types of nuts).

Price : £2.13 for 4 tarts

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Please make sure you check all ingredients very carefully to ensure that they are suitable for your particular allergy or sensitivity before trying anything we have reviewed on Allergy Friendly Reviews.

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