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Custard tart

Custard tart is a popular Indian Dessert
Author :
Category :
Family Friendly
Course :
Dessert
Cuisine :
Indian
Technique :
Bake
Difficulty :
Hard
Servings :
Serves 4
RATINGs :

Ingredients

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

Method

  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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