Cookbook:Lemon Custard Pastry Cups (Pastel de Nada)

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Ingredients[edit | edit source]

  • 2 cup cream
  • 1 × 400 gram package of thawed puff pastry
  • 6 eggs yolks
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 tsp lemon zest
  • 1 tbsp icing sugar

Procedure[edit | edit source]

  1. Preheat oven to 425°F (220°C).
  2. Take half the dough, then, roll out to 14×10-in. rectangle. With 4 1/2 in. round cookie cutter, cut out circles; press into 12 muffin cups. Line with foil; fill with pie weights. Freeze about 15 minutes. Bake in bottom third of oven for 10 minutes. Remove foil and weights; let cool for 10 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, in microwaveable bowl, whisk together cream, flour, egg yolks, sugar, and lemon zest. Microwave at Medium for about 8 minutes or until consistency of pudding, whisking 3 times. Strain into bowl; let cool for 5 minutes.
  4. Pour into shells. Broil 6 inches from heat for 3 minutes. Let cool on rack for 15 minutes. Remove from pan. Refrigerate about 4 hours. Sprinkle with icing sugar.