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Strawberry Tart

Strawberry Tart

Bake this for for your friends, family or the special person in your life for their birthday or any other occasion.

Ingredients: 18 cm cake pan

Tart crust
Butter
60 g
Granulated sugar
60 g
Egg
1/2
Plain flour
120 g
Custard
Egg yolks
3
Granulated sugar
50 g
Milk
250 ml
Plain flour
25 g
Vanilla bean
small amount
Butter
20 g
Fruit: as desired
Nappage: as needed

Steps

1. Bring the butter to room temperature and cream together with the sugar. Mix in the beaten egg and flour. Chill in the refrigerator overnight.
2. Roll the dough out thinly and press into a tart mold. Line with a baking sheet and fill with pie weights.
3. Bake in an oven preheated to 180゚C for 20 minutes. Remove the baking weights. Preheat the oven to 190゚C, return the tart to the oven, set the temperature back to 180゚C and bake for another 20 minutes.
4. Make the custard! Mix together the egg yolk, sugar and flour. Set aside.
5. Heat (but don't boil!) the milk and vanilla bean in a pot on your stove.
6. Strain the warmed milk through a sieve and combine with the mixture from Step 4. Then, strain this through the sieve again. Return the mixture to the pot on the stove and turn on the heat.
7. Heat the mixture over a high heat to finish. Stir continuously with a rubber spatula.
8. The mixture will get lumpy easily, so keep stirring until it reaches your desired consistency. Then quickly add the butter and mix. Put in the refrigerator and chill thoroughly.
9. Fill the tart with the custard. Top with your favorite fruits and brush with nappage to finish.
10. You can decorate it with lots of different ways.
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Story Behind this Recipe

I made my first ever tart for a friend's birthday.