Cherry Tart

Ingredients

For the dough:
1 1/2 cup flour
1/2 cup softened butter
1/2 cup ALOSRA brown sugar
1 egg
1/2 tsp vanilla
A dazzle of salt

For the filling:
1/4 tbs
custard powder
220 ml liquid milk or one cup of milk
ALOSRA brown sugar as desired

For the top layer
Cherries
Cherry jam for a glossy layer
 

Method

  1. For the dough, sift the flour and set it aside.
  2. Put the butter and sugar in a bowl, beat it with the wired whisk until the mixture becomes creamy, add the eggs and vanilla and continue beating.
  3. Add in the flour mixture and knead until you have crumbly dough.
  4. Put the dough on a floured surface; knead it 4-5 times until you have smooth dough.
  5. Form the dough into small balls; spread them on tart molds to cover their bottom and sides. Put them in the refrigerator for approximately an hour, then form small holes in the dough using a small wooden stick.
  6. Heat the oven to 200 degrees. And fix the middle shelve.
  7. Put the molds on an oven tray and put it in the oven for 8-10 minutes or until they have a golden color, then leave the dough on a wire rack until it cools completely.
  8.  Spread the filling in the tarts and add the cherries, with a small brush add cherry jam to get a glazy layer.
  9. For the filling, add the custard, milk and sugar in a pot and mix until the ingredients melt, put the ingredients over a low flame until you get a consistent cream 
  10. Sieve the mixture in a deep bowl and let it cool, then add it to the tart.