Raspberries and Figs Tart

Thursday 17th May 2018

Raspberries and Figs Tart

Serves: 8

Preparation Time: 30 minutes


Tart crust

2 1/4 cups Whole Milk

5 large Egg Yolks

2/3-cup Sugar

1/3-cup Flour

1 tsp Vanilla

Fresh Green Thyme

2 tbsp Butter

375 g Fresh Raspberries

10 Black Figs


Method of Preparation

Combine the milk and thyme in a saucepan and bring it to boil.

In medium bowl, whisk together egg yolks, sugar, vanilla and flour.

Strain the milk then gradually whisk into egg yolk mixture.

Return to saucepan over moderate heat and cook, whisking constantly, until pastry cream simmers and thickens, about 1 minute.

Remove from heat and whisk cream until smooth then add the butter.

Transfer to bowl and press plastic wrap directly onto surface.

Chill until cold.

Bake the tart crust for 15 minutes at 200 degrees

 Pouch the cream over the crust and top with raspberries and figs.  

By Sarah Menassa

Music credits: Bensound.com

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