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Egg Custard Tarts Recipe

Ingredients : Makes 12

5 tablespoons

60 ml

1/4 teaspoon

350 g

3

250 ml

330 g

Lard

Hot water

Salt

Flour, sifted

Eggs

Milk

Sugar

Method :
  • Mix thoroughly the lard, water and salt in the mixing bowl.

  • Add in sifted flour and mix well. Put aside for 30 minutes.

  • Beat eggs thoroughly and add in milk and sugar.

  • Briefly beat again. Set aside.

  • With lightly-floured hands, roll the dough into 3mm thickness. Divide into 12 pieces and flatten till the diameter of each piece is 6cm.

  • Lightly grease 12 round pie plates. Place on each plate a piece of dough and press dough against the sides and bottom of the plate.

  • Pour in the beaten egg mixture.

  • Bake in a moderate oven at 300oC/400oF/Mark 6 till custard is set, about 10-15 minutes.

  • Separate the pies from the plates and let stand to cool.

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