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Ginger, custard and red wine pear tarts

Custard and red wine pear tarts

Ginger, custard and red wine pear tarts
Recipe and styling Katelyn Williams Photos Angie Lázaro

(makes 4-6)


200g gingernut biscuits, crushed
75g butter, melted
3 egg yolks
⅓ cup castor sugar
1t vanilla extract
2½T corn flour
2 cups milk
1 cup cream
4 pears poached in red wine, sliced (CLICK HERE FOR INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO POACH PEARS)

Mix the crushed biscuits and butter and press into 4-6 small tart tins. Refrigerate until set. Whisk the egg yolks, sugar, vanilla and cornflour to form a paste. Slowly add the milk, place in a saucepan and simmer until thickened. Cover the surface with plastic wrap and allow to cool completely. Refrigerate for 1 hour. Whip the cream until thick and stiff peaks form then fold in the custard. Spoon into the tart cases and top with slices of poached pear.


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