Salted Caramel Custard Tart

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Preparation info

  • Serves

    6–8

    • Difficulty

      Medium

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By Lorraine Pascale

Published 2017

  • About

I recently went out with two friends to a restaurant called Trinity in Clapham, London. The food was delicious, but what really stood out was their salted caramel custard tart. On the night, I endeavoured to recreate it for the home baker – and here’s my version!

Ingredients

  • 180 g plain flour, plus extra for dusting
  • small pinch of salt
  • 110

Method

To make the pastry, put the flour, salt and butter together in a food processor and blitz into breadcrumbs. Be really careful not to over-process it otherwise the butter will go too soft. Tip this mixture into a bowl and make a well in the centre and add the egg yolk. Mixing with a round-bladed knife, add enough of the water so that it mixes together quickly, making sure that all of the dry bit