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Recipe : Entry # 5507
Recipe Title
Peach Custard Tart
Recipe Theme
Desserts
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Ingredients
1 1/2 cups crushed vanilla wafers
3 tablespoons honey
1/2 cup sugar
6 tablespoons cornstarch
1 egg
1 eg white
2 cups non-fat milk
1 teaspoon grated orange peel
1 teaspoon vanilla
5 fresh peaches, divided
Directions
Mix crushed wafers with honey. press into the bottom of a 9-inch removable bottom tart pan. Bake at 375 degrees for 12 minutes or until crisp and it begins to brown. Mix sugar and cornstarch in a bowl. Whisk in egg and egg white. Scald milk in a heavy medium saucepan. Slowly whisk into egg mixture. Return to saucepan and cook over lowest heat, stirring constantly to prevent burning, until mixture thickens. As it thickens, use a whisk to keep smooth. Stir in orange peel and vanilla. Cool to lukewarm. Chop enough peach to measure 1 cup. Add to custard. Turn into tart shell and chill. Before serving slice remaining peaches and arrange on top. To prevent browning, dip peaches in a mixture of a cup water and 1 tablespoon lemon juice.