Traditional Treacle Tart Recipe (with CBD)

Traditional Treacle Tart Recipe (with CBD)


Treacle Tart is a traditional British dessert that has been enjoyed for generations. Its sweet and sticky filling made from golden syrup and breadcrumbs is encased in a buttery pastry shell. In this comprehensive guide, we will explore a Traditional Treacle Tart recipe with a unique twist—it incorporates the added benefits of CBD. By infusing CBD into this classic dessert, we can elevate both the flavors and potential relaxation benefits. Whether you’re a fan of CBD-infused recipes or simply looking to try something new, this CBD-infused Treacle Tart will satisfy your sweet tooth and provide a touch of relaxation. So, let’s delve into the recipe and create a delightful dessert that combines tradition and innovation.


For the pastry:

  • 250g all-purpose flour
  • 125g unsalted butter, cold and diced
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 1-2 tablespoons ice-cold water

For the filling:

  • 450g golden syrup
  • 150g fresh white breadcrumbs
  • Zest and juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • Pinch of salt
  • 250mg CBD oil (make sure it is suitable for consumption and labeled as food-grade)


Prepare the Pastry:

In a large mixing bowl, combine the flour, butter, and sugar. Rub the ingredients together using your fingertips until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.

Add the beaten egg and 1 tablespoon of ice-cold water to the bowl. Mix with a fork until the dough comes together. If needed, add another tablespoon of water, a little at a time, until the dough forms a ball.

Shape the dough into a disc, wrap it in plastic wrap, and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.

Roll out the Pastry:

  • Preheat your oven to 180°C (350°F).
  • On a lightly floured surface, roll out the pastry to fit a 9-inch tart tin. Carefully transfer the pastry to the tin, pressing it gently into the edges and trimming any excess.
  • Prick the base of the pastry with a fork to prevent it from rising during baking. Place the tart tin in the refrigerator while you prepare the filling.

Prepare the Filling:

  • In a saucepan, heat the golden syrup over low heat until warm and runny.
  • In a separate bowl, combine the fresh breadcrumbs, lemon zest and juice, vanilla extract, ground ginger, and a pinch of salt.
  • Slowly pour the warm golden syrup over the breadcrumb mixture, stirring well to combine.
  • Add the CBD oil to the filling mixture and gently fold it in until fully incorporated.

Bake the Treacle Tart:

  • Remove the tart tin from the refrigerator and pour the filling into the pastry shell, spreading it evenly.
  • Place the tart tin on a baking sheet and bake in the preheated oven for approximately 35-40 minutes, or until the filling is set and golden brown.
  • Remove from the oven and let the tart cool in the tin for a few minutes before transferring it to a wire rack to cool completely.

Serve and Enjoy:

  • Once the treacle tart has cooled, slice it into portions and serve.
  • For added indulgence, accompany each slice with a dollop of whipped cream or a scoop of vanilla ice cream.
  • Savor the combination of sweet, sticky golden syrup filling, the comforting texture of breadcrumbs, and the subtle hints of CBD.

CBD Considerations:

When using CBD oil in your Treacle Tart, it’s important to choose a high-quality CBD oil that is suitable for consumption and labeled as food-grade. Follow the recommended dosage guidelines provided with your CBD oil, as individual tolerances and requirements may vary. The CBD dosage in this recipe is based on a 250mg CBD oil, but you can adjust the dosage according to the concentration of your CBD oil and your desired level of CBD per serving.


Traditional Treacle Tart is a beloved British dessert that has stood the test of time. By infusing it with CBD, we can enhance both the flavors and potential relaxation benefits. This comprehensive guide has provided you with a step-by-step recipe to create a delectable CBD-infused Treacle Tart that combines the sweetness of golden syrup with the comforting texture of breadcrumbs, all encased in a buttery pastry shell.

Remember to choose a high-quality CBD oil suitable for consumption and labeled as food-grade. Additionally, be mindful of the dosage and adjust it based on the concentration of your CBD oil and your desired CBD intake per serving.

Whether you’re looking to try a unique twist on a classic dessert or explore the potential benefits of CBD-infused recipes, this CBD-infused Treacle Tart will satisfy your sweet tooth and provide a touch of relaxation. Enjoy the process of creating this delightful dessert and savor each bite as you embrace the flavors and potential benefits of CBD.

Note: Before incorporating CBD into your diet, it is advisable to consult with a healthcare professional, especially if you have any underlying health conditions or are taking medication that may interact with CBD. This guide is intended for informational purposes only and does not constitute medical advice.

Indulge in this CBD-infused Traditional Treacle Tart and experience the combination of rich flavors, comforting textures, and the potential relaxation effects of CBD. Happy baking and bon appétit!

Author: Crystal Kadir
GP and Sex & Relationship Adviser – Durham University, MS Crystal is a qualified doctor and a sex and relationships adviser at Dimepiece LA. In her spare time, she enjoys nature and is a budding tennis enthusiast. Crystal is involved with several governmental and educational initiatives aimed at increasing awareness about sexual health and making free advice more accessible to everyone. [email protected]

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