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Orange Custard Tart

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Category: Pies

 Ingredients List

  • 1/4 c Honey
  • 1/4 c Water
  • 6 Oranges; (can use 8)
  • 1 Lemon
  • 2 Eggs
  • 3 tb Corn starch
  • 1 10 inch French tart pastry;
  • -prebaked


In a small saucepan, combine the honey and the water, and heat to
simmering. Slice one of the oranges in half, and take 4 very thin slices
off each half. Poach the slices gently in the syrup for 15 minutes, or
until the white part of the rind turns transparent. Cool the slices in the
syrup, then drain on paper towels, Reserve the remaining syrup.

Squeeze enough juice from the remaining oragnes to make 1 3/4 cups. Grate
the lemon rind, and add the rind and the juice of the lemon to the orange

Set aside 1/2 cup of juice in a samll bowl, Combine the rest of the juiice,
the reserved honey syrup, and the cornstarch in a medium saucepan, Cook
over medium heat, stirring constantly, until the mixture thickens and
clears. Whisk the eggs into the reserved juice until very well combined,
then pour in a steady stream into the hot mixture, whisking constantly.
Immediately remove from heat. Taste: adjust sweetener (some oranges will be
tarter than others).

Spread the orange custard into the baked tart shell, then arrange the
orange slices over it. Cool. Store in refrigerator.

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