• Prep Time 40 minutes
  • Cook Time 30 minutes
  • Serving For 4 People
  • Difficulty Normal
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Recipe Ingredient

  • 260g plain flour
  • '125g chilled butter
  • diced'
  • '1 egg yolk
  • lightly beaten'
  • 1 tbsp iced water
  • {Filling}
  • 350g UHT whipping cream
  • 60g castor sugar
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 6g green tea powder
  • 2 egg whites

Instructions

  1. Place flour and butter in the bowl of a food processor. Process until it resembles fine breadcrumbs. Add the egg yolk and water and process until the dough just starts to bind together.
  2. Turn the dough out onto a lightly floured surface. Knead lightly until smooth. Shape into a ball and chill in the refrigerator for 25–30 minutes.
  3. Roll out pastry dough to a 15x40cm rectangle about 3mm thick and line a 10x34cm fluted tart tin with removable base with the pastry.
  4. Trim the excess from the edge and prick the base with a fork. Place the tin in the refrigerator to rest for 30 minutes.
  5. Bake blind in preheated oven at 190°C for 15 minutes. Remove foil and beans and continue to bake for 5 more minutes. Remove and leave to cool.
  6. To make the filling, mix sugar, salt and green tea powder in a small bowl. Put whipping cream in a saucepan and add combined green tea powder mixture.
  7. Stir well then cook over medium low heat until it comes to a boil. Remove saucepan away from the heat and leave aside to cool.
  8. Add in egg yolks, egg whites and milk. Stir well to blend. Strain the mixture.
  9. Pour the filling into the half-baked pastry and bake in a preheated oven at 190°C until the filling sets.
  10. Cool completely then cut into slices and serve with light dusting of icing sugar.

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1 thought on “Green Tea Tart”

  1. seb - September 12, 2014 at 3:54 am

    why are you using UHT? Ive seen this is many green tea tart recipes, why not normal whipping cream? x

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