Cookbook:Lemon Custard Pastry Cups (Pastel de Nada)
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- 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
- Preheat oven to 425ºF (220ºC).
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.