Definition of butter tart in English:

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butter tart


A tart with a filling of butter, eggs, brown sugar, and, typically, raisins.
Example sentences
  • I spend my Sundays making butter tarts for my daughter.
  • Desserts, including an outstanding chocolate butter tart, are perfect for sharing.
  • A man playing the accordion entertained us as we noshed on a bacon sandwich and a butter tart on a bench by the water.

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Syllabification: but·ter tart

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