Description Edit

It is very easy to make Chinese style Egg Tarts. This recipe is lightly sweetened. If you want to, you can add more sugar to the filling.

Ingredients Edit

Directions Edit

  1. In a medium bowl, mix together the confectioners' sugar and flour.
  2. Mix in butter with a fork until it is in small crumbs.
  3. Stir in the egg and vanilla until the mixture forms a dough.
  4. The texture should be slightly moist.
  5. Add more butter if it is too dry, or more flour, if the dough seems greasy.
  6. Shape dough into 1½ inch balls, and press the balls into tart molds so that it covers the bottom, and goes up higher than the sides.
  7. Use 2 fingers to shape the edge into an a shape (fluted) .
  8. Preheat the oven to 450°F (230°C).
  9. Combine the white sugar and water in a medium saucepan, and bring to a boil.
  10. Cook until the sugar is dissolved, remove from heat and cool to room temperature.
  11. Strain the eggs through a sieve, and whisk into the sugar mixture.
  12. Stir in the evaporated milk and vanilla.
  13. Strain the filling through a sieve, and fill the tart shells.
  14. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes in the preheated oven, until golden brown, and the filling is puffed up a little bit.
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