Friday, March 24, 2017


adapted from :
(tangy & soo delicious)...

Chocolate Crust Pastry :

125  gm  butter
60  gm  icing sugar
1  small  egg, about 25 gm, lightly beaten
1/2  tsp  vanilla extract
220  gm  plain flour
20  gm  cocoa powder

Lime Filling :

2  eggs  (65 gm each with shell - grade B)
70  ml  Dairy whipping cream
90  ml  fresh milk
70  ml  lime juice@limau nipis
90  gm  caster sugar
1  tsp  lime zest
1-2  drops  green food colouring

Directions :

1.  Chocolate Pastry :  Beat butter and icing sugar until fluffy then gradually add in vanilla extract and beaten egg, mix well.

2.  Sift plain flour and cocoa powder together and pour into butter mixture and mix well to form into a soft chocolate dough.

3.  Divide chocolate dough into 4 portions and place them into 4 pieces, 5 inch/12 cm round tart pans (line bottom with parchment paper). 

4.  Press dough evenly into tart pan.  Then prick holes on dough (base) and bake in preheated oven at 180'C for 15 minutes.  Remove and set aside.

5.  Lime Filling :  Combine all the lime filling ingredients together, gently mix well and pass through a sieve/strainer.  Then pour lime liquid mixture evenly into tart pans.

6.  Bake in preheated oven at 180'C for 15 minutes to just set.  Leave lime tarts to cool and serve or chill for 2 to 3 hours before serving.  Decorate as desired if you wish...

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