Sunday, August 30, 2015

Egg Tart

I love having Egg Tarts but seldom bake them myself. My kneading is not so good but overall the texture and fillings are very satisfying. This is a last minute bake as I am craving for it. One of my favourite Dim Sum dishes that I will always order. The pictures are not well taken and the tarts are not pretty but the taste is good.

                                         


                       

Recipe source : christinesrecipes

Ingredients for crust: 
  • 200g plain flour
  • 25g cake flour
  • 125g  butter
  • 55g icing sugar
  • egg, whisked
  • a dash of vanilla extract
Methods for making crust:

  • Cream butter and sugar using medium speed till smooth, light and fluffy.
  • Add in whisked egg slowly over low speed. Add vanilla extract and mix well.
  • Sift in flour and combine well. Knead into dough.
  • Roll the dough to 1/2cm thickness. Cut dough with a cookie cutter. Line dough in the middle of tart tins.Lightly press the dought with your thumbs. Trim away any excess dough.
Ingredients for Csutard:
  • eggs
  • 70g caster sugar
  • 150g hot water
  • 75g evaporated milk
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
Method making custard: 
  • Add sugar into hot water, mix until completely dissolved.
  • Whisk egg with evaporated milk. Pour in sugar water. Mix well.
  • Sift egg mixture to get rid of any foam into a tea pot. Carefully pour egg mixture into each tart shell.
Method baking tarts: 
  • Preheat oven to 200C.
  • Bake tarts for 10 to 15 mins till the edges are lightly brown. 
  • Lower the heat to 180C. Keep an eye on them. Once you see the custard being puffed up a bit, pull the oven door open about 2 to 3 inches. Bake for another 10 to 15 minutes until the custard is cooked through. Just insert a toothpick into the custard. If it stands on its own, it’s done.

2 comments:

May Law said...

Lovely egg tarts!
Thanks for sharing your post to BREE#12!

Cecilia Yap said...

Tks May. Still learning to perfect the tarts.