Strawberry Custard Tart

Prep time: 140 minutes

Cooking time: 20 minutes

Total time: 160 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 puff pastry
  • 500ml milk
  • 1/2 cup of sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 3 tsp cornflour
  • 4 strawberries

Instructions

  1. In a pot, heat the milk, vanilla essence and sugar on low heat until there is steam, then turn off the heat and let it cool for 2 minutes.
  2. In a bowl, separate the egg yolks and white.
  3. Add the cornflour to the egg yolks and mix well.
  4. Add the a third of the milk at a time to the egg yolk mixture and mix until well combined. Continue until all the milk is added.
  5. Add all of the mixture back into the pot and heat up the pot on medium heat and keep stirring until the mixture thickens.
  6. Once the mixture thickens into a desired consistency, turn off the heat and let it cool for 5 minutes.
  7. Seal the custard mixture with kitchen wrap, and let it cool in the fridge for 2 hours.
  8. Roll out puff pastry into a tart, then brush the top with the egg white wash, then bake for 20 minutes at 180 degrees celsius.
  9. Remove the tarts from the oven, and add the custard to each tart.
  10. Garnish with chopped strawberries.

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