Chinese Custard Tarts
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3 call purpose flour
6 1/2 ozlard
5 Tbsphot water
1 1/2 cmilk
·few drops yellow food coloring
How to Make Chinese Custard Tarts
- To make the pastry sift flour & salt into bowl. Rub lard into flour until mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs
- Mix in hot water to form a firm dough. Knead lightly on lightly floured surface.
- Roll out to 1/8in thickness. Cut out with an 3in fluted cutter. Put into greased patty tins.
- Beat together eggs & sugar. Gradually add milk. Mix in food coloring. Mix well. Pour carefully into prepared pastry cases. Bake in hot (425F-450F) oven for 10 minutes, reduce heat to moderately hot (400F), cook further 10 - 15 minutes, until set.