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Tasty egg custard tarts in a crumbly pastry!
Egg custard tarts have been my favourite dim sum treat since I first tried them. They taste best while they're still warm with a really soft filling and super crusty flaky pastry.

Posted by Cat Morley from London, United Kingdom • Published See Cat Morley's 1141 projects »
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  • How to bake a custard tart. Dim Sum Custard Tarts - Step 1
    Step 1

    Whisk together the flour, sugar, shortening, salt, egg and water in a bowl.

  • How to bake a custard tart. Dim Sum Custard Tarts - Step 2
    Step 2

    Knead together into a dough, wrap in cling film and pop in the freezer for 20 minutes.

  • How to bake a custard tart. Dim Sum Custard Tarts - Step 3
    Step 3

    Crumble together the butter, shortening and flour.

  • How to bake a custard tart. Dim Sum Custard Tarts - Step 4
    Step 4

    Knead into a dough balls.

  • How to bake a custard tart. Dim Sum Custard Tarts - Step 5
    Step 5

    Flatten into a small square, wrap in cling film and freeze for 20 minutes.

  • How to bake a custard tart. Dim Sum Custard Tarts - Step 6
    Step 6

    Roll out the dough into a large rectangle.

  • How to bake a custard tart. Dim Sum Custard Tarts - Step 7
    Step 7

    Place the butter dough in the middle.

  • How to bake a custard tart. Dim Sum Custard Tarts - Step 8
    Step 8

    Wrap the dough around the butter dough, knead and roll into a small rectangle. Wrap in cling film and chill for another 20 minutes.

  • How to bake a custard tart. Dim Sum Custard Tarts - Step 9
    Step 9

    Heat the sugar, soy in a sauce pan for 10 minutes until the sugar dissolves.

  • How to bake a custard tart. Dim Sum Custard Tarts - Step 10
    Step 10

    Leave to cool before beating in the eggs.

  • How to bake a custard tart. Dim Sum Custard Tarts - Step 11
    Step 11

    Strain the mixture through a sieve twice.

  • How to bake a custard tart. Dim Sum Custard Tarts - Step 12
    Step 12

    Place to the side.

  • How to bake a custard tart. Dim Sum Custard Tarts - Step 13
    Step 13

    Roll out the dough one final time into a large rectangle and use a cookie cutter to cut tarts.

  • How to bake a custard tart. Dim Sum Custard Tarts - Step 14
    Step 14

    Place the tarts into muffin cases in a baking tin.

  • How to bake a custard tart. Dim Sum Custard Tarts - Step 15
    Step 15

    Fill the pastry cases with custard.

  • How to bake a custard tart. Dim Sum Custard Tarts - Step 16
    Step 16

    Bake at 180'C for 12 minutes.

  • How to bake a custard tart. Dim Sum Custard Tarts - Step 17
    Step 17

    Serve warm!

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