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Recipe Baskets with egg cream

Baskets with cream "Egg custard tart"(The original name of the dish) is literally translated as "Egg cream pie". Such a dessert is always present on the Christmas table in every English family, where they honor their national traditions. But due to their popularity, these modest-looking baskets can be bought in any bakery all year round. They say that they were served at the birthday of Queen Elizabeth II herself, who very much respects family values. The formula can not be considered native English, because the very principle of pouring a gentle cream dough was invented by the French. Although, by and large, both cuisines are European, and so in many respects related.

  • Puff pastry 400 g
  • Eggs chicken 3 pcs.
  • Milk 150 ml
  • Cream 100 ml
  • Sugar 100 g
  • Corn starch 10 g
  • Cinnamon ground 0.25 tsp.
  • Butter 10 g
  • Sugar powder 10 g
  • Step 1 To prepare such a dessert, take: Ready-made puff pastry, homemade milk, cream with a minimum fat content of 20%, corn starch, cinnamon, eggs, sugar, butter to lubricate the molds, if they are metal.
  • Step 2 Dough a little roll out and using a glassCut the circles about 10 centimeters in diameter. Formochki generously grease with butter (silicone grease is not necessary) and lined with dough. Puncture in 2-3 places with a fork. Put for 30 minutes in the refrigerator. Of 400 grams of puff pastry, 15 baskets should be obtained, if you take molds 7 centimeters in diameter. </ P>
  • Step 3 Mix milk with cream, add cinnamon and cornstarch. Put on a weak fire and do not bring to a boil, hold for 5 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from the fire and set aside.
  • Step 4 In the metal container, dilute the sugar with 250 milliliters of purified water. Bring to a boil and cook for 3 minutes.
  • Step 5 Pour sugar syrup into a milky creamy mixture.
  • Step 6 Stir until smooth.
  • Step 7 Separate yolks from proteins (they will not be needed) and transfer them into a deep bowl.
  • Step 8 Pour the hot milk and cream mixture into a bowl with yolks, constantly mixing the whisk. Whip the cream better by hand, to get less foam.
  • Step 9 Fill the molds with 3/4 cream and bake at a temperature of 180 ° C for approximately 25 minutes.
  • Step 10 Finish the baskets a little cool, gently remove from the molds and sprinkle with powdered sugar before serving.
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