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Quick & easy egg tarts

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6 servings
15 min
25 min
Very Easy
290 Kcal

Ingredients

Number of serving: 6
For Egg Custard: (makes 6, 3" Tarts)

15 g Castor Sugar

40 ml Water

1 Large Egg

20 ml Fresh Milk

1 Teaspoon Condensed Milk


Pastry Dough:

150 g Plain Flour

20 g Milk Powder

1/2 Tablespoon Icing Sugar

125 g Cold Butter, cubed

1/2 Egg Yolk, lightly beaten

1/4 Teaspoon Vanilla Essence

Preparation

  • For Egg Custard:
    Boil water with sugar till melted and keep aside till cool. (you can dissolved the sugar in hot boiling water too). Crack the egg in a small mixing bowl, add in fresh milk and condensed milk then gently stir with a whisk till well mixed. Add in cooled sugar syrup and stir well. Sift the entire mixture through finest sieve twice to get ride of any egg clusters. Carefully fill the prepared tart shells with egg mixture till the rim. Bake in preheat 140 degree oven for about 20 minutes or till egg custard achieve the pudding like texture.
  • Pastry Dough:
    Sieve flour, milk powder and icing sugar in a mixing bowl. Rub in butter until mixture resembles breadcrumbs. (must be fast or else the butter will melt and the dough will became very soft). Beat in the egg yolk and essence. Mix well to form a dough. Place in a plastic bag and chill in the refrigerator for 30 minutes. Roll pastry out to 0.5 cm thickness on a lightly-floured tabletop and cut out rounds to fix the tart cases. Gently press the dough into the tart case and trim away any excess, chilled the prepared cases for another 5 minutes in the fridge. Use a fork to prick some holes on the pastry shell before putting the tart case into the preheated 160 degree oven. Bake tart shells on middle rack for 10 minutes or till slightly brown, remove and cool the shells for about 10 minutes before filling it with the prepared egg custard.
  • If you prefer to make these egg tarts in a much hassle free way, you can always purchase those ready-made shortcrust pastry from any local supermarket. Cut and fix them into the tart cases and go ahead with the egg custard preparation and you would enjoy fresh and pipping hot delicious egg tarts in less than 30 minutes.

Nutritional informations (for 1 serving):

Nutrition:

Nutritional information for 1 serving = 85g
Calories: 290Kcal
  • Carbo: 21.9g
  • Total fat: 19.6g
  • Saturated fat: 12.1g
  • Proteins: 5.9g
  • Fibers: 1g
  • Sugar: 5g
  • ProPoints: 8
  • SmartPoints: 12

* Percent daily values are based on a 2000 calorie diet

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