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Baked custard raspberry tart

1 Apr

 

Baked raspberry custard tartThe Hungry Dad and his custard addiction is a well-known to everyone who knows us. He loves pouring custard, custard tart, custard-centred doughnuts, pouring custard poured on all on the above…

So when we were invited a friend’s house for dinner recently I decided to experiment with a baked custard tart dessert with raspberries. To make it healthy, of course 😉 I keep bags of frozen raspberries on hand as Miss 11 loves them in smoothies and sometimes just for a snack. Whenever I bake with berries it is usually the frozen kind as they are much cheaper than the fresh variety. I always leave them frozen, too – just plop them int the recipe and away I go.

This tart – along with a custard cake made by Miss 13, fudge made by Miss 11, and chocolate ice cream (also made by Miss 11) – went down a treat. I don’t usually eat dessert – and having inhaled a vast quantity of the cheese board pre-dinner – was extremely full but still managed a slice. In the name of research, you understand. It was lovely, the perfect combination of indulgent without being overly rich. I served it cold but I will try serving warm next time. I reckon it will be just as delicious.

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GATHER:

60 grams butter

¾ cup milk

3 eggs

½ cup caster sugar

1/2 cup plain flour

1/2 teaspoon vanilla bean paste

¼ teaspoon grated nutmeg

1 cup raspberries

LET’S GET TO IT:

Preheat oven to 180C degrees and spray a ceramic tart dish with non-stick cooking spray. In oven, melt the butter in bowl and set aside to cool slightly.

Sprinkle frozen raspberries in tart dish, set aside.

Place milk, eggs, sugar, flour, nutmeg, vanilla, and melted butter into a large jug and use a stick blender to blend until smooth.

Carefully pour the mixture over the berries in the tart tin and place in oven..

Bake for 20 minutes.

Serve cold sprinkled with icing sugar or warm with thickened cream.IMG_9156 (1).jpg

The 3 best custard recipes from The Hungry Mum

18 Apr

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In my house custard is the most beloved dessert. From baked custard to pouring custard, the family loves them all in equal measure.

Making custard from scratch is easy and as with all home-made creations, it tastes so much better than anything you can buy in the shops.

Here are the top 3 custard recipes on my blog – I hope you enjoy them as much as The Hungry Family 🙂 Continue reading

Chocolate pretzel pie

19 Oct

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I find that most people have a love/hate relationship with pretzels. I know which camp I fall into and it is not love. The strange thing is, I love salty, savoury, crunchy snacks but there is just something about pretzels that I dislike. Continue reading

No bake Oreo peanut butter chocolate tart

24 Jun

peanut butter chocolate Oreo tart

Did somebody say sweet tooth? Sugar cravings? Salty and sweet in one dessert? I got you covered with this decadent yet easy tart. Continue reading

Coconut cream pie with super easy pie crust

16 Jun

 

Coconut cream tart with easy crust.

I love coconut in all of its forms – freshly cracked, desiccated in cakes, served alongside spicy curries in a sambal, and especially coconut milk. Continue reading

Chocolate ricotta tarts recipe

6 Jun

 

ricotta chocolate tart - The Hungry Mum

My love of cheese is well-documented to those who know me in real life. Give me a glass of wine, a plate of cheese and you will have my gratitude for life.

I particularly love strong cheeses like ripe bries and bitey cheddars but just recently I have a newfound respect for ricotta. This versatile soft cheese can be used for sweet and savoury dishes. It lends itself to being baked in a cake, oven-baked as a savoury side dish, added to frittatas, stirred through pastas… Continue reading

Easy lemon tart recipe

2 Apr

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The older I get the more likely I am to say yes to a citrus cake or tart rather than chocolate. Back in the day I was a regular chocophiliac, as my dad would say, but now I much prefer the subtle zing of zest from any citrus fruit to chocolate. Continue reading