Heavenly milk tart

Recipe from: 12/1/2003 12:00:00 AM

Ingredients 15
Servings 8
Time

Ingredients

  • SHORTBREAD BASE
  • 140
    g
    cake flour
  • 30
    g
    cornflour
  • 65
    g
    sugar
  • 2
    ml
    salt
  • 125
    g
    butter
  • 5
    ml
    vanilla extract
  • FILLING
  • 900
    ml
    milk
  • 1
    vanilla pod
  • 3
    large eggs
  • 130
    g
    castor sugar
  • 3
    large egg yolks
  • freshly grated nutmeg
  • icing sugar, to dust
 

Method

 
BASE
Sift dry ingredients together in a bowl, rub in butter, add vanilla extract and mix to form a soft dough.
Press pastry into a greased 20 cm diameter springform cake pan.
Chill for 30 minutes. Preheat oven to 190 °C.
FILLING
Heat milk in a saucepan with the vanilla pod, remove from plate and leave to infuse for 10 minutes.
Discard vanilla pod.
In a bowl, beat together eggs, sugar and egg yolks until pale.
Gradually pour in hot milk, beating all the time until custard thickens.
Pour into pastry case and sprinkle with nutmeg.
Bake for 1 1/4 hours or until filling is firm around the edges but the centre is not quite set.
Serve dusted with icing sugar.
 

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