Monday, May 20, 2013

Cow Dung Pile @ UFO Tarts

Ignore the unpleasant name or unsightly picture of this pastry...hehehehe it actually taste good or should I say fantastic! ^0^ My first attempt did not goes well but it did affect the taste. As my kids love this pastry alot, including me of course, I attempted again the following day :) This time round the colour and shape looked so much better than the first try.






(Below pics) 1st attempt, did not control the heat well, so the meringue collapsed slightly before it can be browned properly.













Recipe adapted from WendyinKK
Ingredient (8 pies)
Tart Base
  • 60gm butter
  • 50gm sugar (I used 40gm)
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla paste
  • 50gm cake flour, sifted with 1/2 tsp baking powder
Custard 
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla paste
  • 1 tsp custard powder
  • 1 tsp plain flour
  • 50gm milk
Meringue
  • 1 egg white
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp cream of tartar
  • 2 tbsp sugar (I used 1.5 tbsp)
  • few drops of vanilla

Method
  1. Beat butter with sugar until pale. Beat in egg until creamy and fluffy. Beat in vanilla. Fold in flour. Scoop batter into 8 disposable aluminum foil pan. Bake in preheated oven at 180 deg cel for 12 mins.
  2. Meanwhile prepare custard. Place egg yolk and sugar into a microwavable bowl and whisk until combined. Add in custard powder and flour and whisk until smooth. Mix in milk. Zap in microwave on high for 30 secs and stir. Zap for another 30 secs. Let it cool down.
  3. Prepare the meringue. Beat egg white with salt & cream of tartar until frothy. Add in sugar gradually and beat until stiff. Add in vanilla and beat lightly till combine.
  4. When the base are done, remove them from the pan and divide the custard filling equally.
  5. Pipe the meringue using a 7mm round tip around and on top of the custard.
  6. Grill at 180 deg cel for 5 mins or until browned. Serve warm.
I am submitting this to Malaysian Food Fest Sabah Month hosted by Mary Of a Pepper's Love

4 comments:

shaz said...

haha yes. The name is awful!! But they look delicious. :)

xing hui said...

ya. beside the name. and it is yummy.

Vivian Pang said...

Looks yummy! Tempting me to make n try :D

PREM SINGH said...

Wow! This recipe is eally very helpful. i love it.
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