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Bird's Nest Egg Tarts

Recipe #: 166  |  Submitted By: unknown  |  Last Modified: 28 Sep 2009

Description: Bird's Nest Egg Tarts

Servings: 2-3 servings

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Ingredients for Bird's Nest Egg Tarts

 240g flour

 ¼ tsp baking powder

 120g butter

 2-3 tbsp cold water

 40g swollen bird's nest

For the fillings:

 1½ measuring cups of water

 6 eggs

 ¼ measuring cup of evaporated milk


 1/8 tsp salt

 150g sugar

 ½ tsp vanilla essence

Directions for Bird's Nest Egg Tarts

1. Shortcrust pastry: Sift flour, salt and baking powder together. Add in butter and 2-3 tbsp cold water; rub into dough.

2. Fillings: Pour water and sugar into saucepan, boil over low heat until sugar melts. Whisk eggs; pour in bowl which contains evaporated milk and vanilla essence. Slowly pour the water with sugar into whisked egg mixture; stir well and filter out residues. Let cool.

3. Roll dough into thin sheet with rolling pin. Cut tart crusts out from dough with round cookie-shaped cutter; press well into tart moulds. Pour some bird's nest into each tart.

4. Pour egg mixture in to fill around 70% to 80% of the tarts. Bake at 200°C for 7 minutes. Serve.

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