Definition of butter tart in English:

butter tart

Syllabification: but·ter tart

noun

Canadian
A tart with a filling of butter, eggs, brown sugar, and, typically, raisins.
More example sentences
  • Another specialty is butter tarts, also a quintessential Canadian treat.
  • What's a Christmas party without an acre of butter tarts?
  • The majority of readers picked butter tarts as their most enjoyed Canadian food.

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