Summer berry tart

Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 15 mins
Summer berry tart
This tart is perfect for a summer garden party.

1 tsp butter

Ready rolled short crust pastry

250 ml milk

1 tbsp vanilla extract

2 eggs

40g caster sugar

2 tbsp plain flour

50 ml whipping cream

450g berries: raspberries and blueberries

9 inch pie tin

Icing sugar to decorate

Preheat oven to 180°C/ 350°F/ gas mark 4

Lightly grease the pie tin with the butter. Place the pastry into the tin and press down into the sides.

Fill with pie weights and place in the oven for 20 minutes or until golden and crusty.

While the base is baking you can make the filling. Gently heat the milk in a saucepan on a low to medium heat. Spoon in half of the vanilla extract.

In a small bowl, whisk the egg and sugar together. Pour in the flour and combine well.

Pour the egg mixture into the saucepan with the milk. Increase the temperature and bring to a boil. Cook for about 2 minutes.

Remove from heat and allow to cool completely. When cold, spoon in the whipped cream, the rest of the vanilla exact and stir.

Remove the crust from the oven and pour the filling over it. Top with the berries and sprinkle icing sugar over it. 

Preparation Time
15 minutes

Cooking Time
15 minutes

Main ingredients
Dairy, Flour, Fruit, Eggs

Recipe Type
Cakes & Baking, Cake Stall

Level of Difficulty
Easy

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