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Portuguese style custard tart

Portuguese style custard tart

https://www.coop.co.uk/recipes/portuguese-style-custard-tarts

Adding honey helps the pastry caramelise slightly, for an extra sweetness that makes these tarts taste really good.

  • Feeds 10Feeds 10
  • Ready in 45 minutes

Each serving contains

  • Energy
    9%
    751kj 180kcal
  • Fat
    Med 14%
    10g
  • Saturates
    Med 26%
    5.1g
  • Sugar
    Med 14%
    7.7g
  • Salt
    Med 14%
    0.31g

% of adult’s reference intake | Carbohydrates per serving : 19g

Ingredients

  • 2 tsp Co-op unsalted butter
  • 400g Co-op fresh custard
  • Zest of 1/2 lemon
  • 3 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 320g sheet puff pastry
  • 2 tbsp Co-op clear honey

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C/fan 180°C/Gas 6
  2. Generously grease 10 holes of a 12 hole muffin tray with the butter
  3. Pour the custard into a jug, add the lemon zest and 1 tsp cinnamon and stir well
  4. Lay out the pastry and sprinkle over the remaining cinnamon, then drizzle over the honey
  5. Fold the pastry in half then roll out again to the same size as the original sheet
  6. Starting with one of the long ends, roll the pastry into a long Swiss roll shape and cut into 10 equal pieces
  7. Take each circle, swirl side up, and gently mould to fit each muffin hole
  8. Pour the custard into the pastry cases and bake for 25 mins, until golden

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