Lime Tart
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  • Chocolate crust pastry
  • 125g butter
  • 60g icing sugar
  • 1 small egg, about 25g, lightly beaten
  • ½tsp vanilla extract
  • 220g plain flour
  • 20g cocoa powder (I used Hershey) Lime filling
  • 2 eggs (65g each with shell)
  • 70ml whipping cream (dairy whipping cream)
  • 90ml fresh milk
  • 70ml lime juice
  • 90g caster sugar
  • 1tsp lime zest
  • 1-2 drops green colouring
  1. Chocolate pastry - Beat butter and icing sugar until fluffy, then add gradually add in vanilla extract and beaten egg and mix well.
  2. Sift plain flour and cocoa powder together and pour into butter mixture and mix well to form into a soft chocolate dough.
  3. Divide chocolate dough into 4 portions and place them into 4 pieces, 5 inch (12cm) round tart pans (line bottom with parchment paper). Press dough evenly into tart pan. Then prick holes on dough and bake in preheated oven at 180 deg C for 15 minutes. Remove and set aside.
  4. Lime filling - Combine all the lime filling ingredients together, gently mix well and pass through a sift. Then pour lime liquid mixture evenly into tart pans.
  5. Bake in preheated oven at 180 deg C for 15 mins to just set. Leave lime tarts to cool and serve or chill for 2-3 hours before serving.
Recipe by Anncoo Journal at