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Stage 1 -
shortcrust pastry, then line a tart mould (with straight sides if possible) and leave about 0.5 inch over the edge.
Put in the fridge.
We do that ensure that the pastry does not shrink away from the edges of the mould and the sides remain stright and level for a nicely presented custard tart.
Stage 2 -
pour 500 ml milk
in a pan, add
½ vanilla pod
and bring to boil.
remove from heat as soon as boiling, cover and leave to infuse for 15 minutes.
Stage 3 -
Stage 4 -
Pour vanilla milk onto beaten eggs while gently whisking to mix well.
Stage 5 -
Clean the pan, then pour the milk back in through a fine strainer to remove all small impurities.
Leave to stand for 5 minutes then remove any foam on the surface. Preheat oven to 392°F (200°C).
Stage 6 -
Put the pan over low heat, stirring continuously with a
, cook until the mixture thickens slightly.
This first stage of cooking is the secret of great custard tart (smooth, even, and with vanilla seeds well dispersed).
Stage 7 -
As soon as the mix is slightly thickened, put the base of the pan into cold water, and continue stirring to halt cooking, until the mixture cools.
Stage 8 -
Remove pastry case from fridge, trim and neaten edges with a knife and prick all over bottom with a fork or a
Stage 9 -
Pour mixture into the pastry case.
Stage 10 -
And immediately put in the oven for about 50 minutes.
Remove from the oven when custard tart is like this one, and leave to cool before tasting.
A variation to try, chocolate custard tart: add 50 g melted chocolate to the mixure just after thickening.
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman ( change to a man). How much will it cost?
For 1 French custard tart : 9.36 € Note : These prices are only approximate
Source Home made. More recipes?This recipe uses (among others)
Milk: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Gougères, Lemon Confectioner's Custard, Two-cheese quiche, Chocolate cream, Pesto crackers, ... All Shortcrust pastry (pâte brisée): You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Quiche Lorraine, Gisèle's Pasties, Salmon and spinach quiche, Leek and Mimolette tart, Rata-tart, ... All Caster sugar: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Jam doughnuts, Crêpes Suzette, Nougat, Pears and caramelised walnut samosas , Tarte Normande, ... All Cornflour: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Lime confectioner's custard (pastry cream), Gâteau Basque , Chestnut moelleux, Pistachio cream, Pistachio confectioner's custard, ... All News list of cooking-ez.com
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