Hong Kong Style Egg Tarts

Materials for Hong Kong Style Egg Tarts:

  • Bowl scraper
  • Mixing bowl
  • Whisk
  • Mesh strainer
  • Baking sheet
  • Egg tart molds

Main Ingredients:

For the dough:

  • 230g sugar
  • 560g flour
  • 2 blocks soft butter
  • 2 egg with splash of vanilla extract

For custard:

  • 12 eggs
  • 2:1 ratio of hot water:sugar

* we used 2 cups to 1 cup

Goal for Hong Kong Style Egg Tarts:

Texture: Crumbly crust with a smooth creamy custard.
Color: Golden brown crust and bright yellow custard.

Guide for Hong Kong Style Egg Tarts:

  1. Preheat oven to 500F.
  2. Mix sugar and butter together thoroughly.
  3. Mix in egg with vanilla extract to the butter and sugar mixture.
  4. Then add flour and mix together to make a dough.
  5. Roll into a haf inch diameter log and cut 1 inch length pieces.
  6. Fit and press pieces into your tart molds and cool.
  7. Whisk together eggs and water/sugar mixture.
  8. Run the mixture through a mesh strainer, then pour into molds about 3/4 of the way.
  9. Place uncooked tarts on baking sheet and in the oven for 5 minutes then rotate until curst is nicely browned and custard is set.
  10. Serve and Enjoy!

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