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Custard tart Recipe

Custard tart is a popular Indian Dessert
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On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Family Friendly Recipe
Course :
Dessert Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Bake Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 4
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  • For the shell:
  • 1.5 cups - flour (maida)
  • 1/4 tsp - baking powder
  • 1 egg, beaten lightly
  • 1/3 cup - sugar, powdered
  • 1/2 cup - Butter
  • A pinch of salt
  • For the filling:
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 1 tsp - vanilla essence
  • 2 cups - Milk or 1/2 tin condensed Milk
  • Ground Sugar to taste
  • 1 tsp - Nutmeg powder
  • How to Make Custard tart:

    1. For the shell:
    2. Whisk butter and sugar till creamy. Add salt.
    3. Add egg gradually and beat continuously.
    4. Add sieved flour and baking powder; knead till dough resembles breadcrumbs. Add water and knead till smooth.
    5. Chill for 1/2 an hour. Roll out into a large disc and cover a 24 cm. pie dish without breaking pastry.
    6. Pat down edges and decorate with a spoon or fork to make markings.
    7. Brush with egg white and set aside.
    8. For the filling:
    9. Beat eggs and sugar till smooth.
    10. Add vanilla essence. Heat milk gently.
    11. If condensed milk is used, make upto 2 cups and do not add sugar unless needed.
    12. Add egg to milk and stir till creamy.
    13. Spoon the custard into the pie shell without spilling.
    14. Bake in a medium oven for 45 mins. or till done and custard is firm. Cool. Sprinkle nutmeg powder over and cut into slices to serve.


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