DEEP DISH CONDENSED MILK TART
You’ll need a 26 cm springform cake tin.
The Biscuit Base
2 packets (400 g) Tennis biscuits
2 tsp (10 ml) cinnamon
200 g butter, melted
The Egg Mix
2 C (500 ml) fresh full cream milk
6 heaped Tbsp cake flour
6 heaped Tbsp Maizena (cornflour)
2 tsp (10 ml) good quality vanilla essence
6 large eggs
2 x (385 g) tins condensed milk
4 C (1 litre) full cream milk
2 Tbsp (30 ml) butter
cinnamon, for sprinkling
½ C (125 g) coconut flakes, toasted (optional)
The Biscuit Base
Using a food processor or hand blender, blitz the biscuits to a fine crumb. Add the cinnamon and melted butter and mix with a spoon until combined. Place half of the biscuit crumbs onto the base of a 26 cm springform pan and evenly cover the base of the pan. Use a tumbler glass to press and compact the crumbs into place. Then use the other half of the mix around the side of the tin to create an even wall around the pan. Cover the entire wall of the pan. Place the pan into the fridge for 30 minutes to set. Blind bake the base for 8 minutes at 180 °C then remove and allow to cool completely. (Note: you can use a smaller springform pan – you may just have a little extra filling at the end – the easy solution is to set it in a separate dish and eat when no-ones looking).
The Egg Mix
Place the milk, cake flour, cornflour and vanilla essence (i.e. everything except the eggs), into a large bowl. Blitz with a hand blender until well combined. Make sure that there are no lumps or you will have lumpy milk tart. The eggs will be added just before the mixture is added to the filling mixture. For now, set aside until needed.
Place the condensed milk, milk and butter for the filling into a large saucepan over a medium heat. Heat the mixture very slowly while stirring, until it reaches boiling point. The easiest way to monitor the temperature is with a digital thermometer if you have one. As soon as the mixture starts to boil remove the saucepan from the heat.
Now add the eggs to the mix of flour and milk (the egg mix above) and whisk well to combine.
Remove from the heat and slowly add the egg mix to the filling milk, constantly whisking to combine. Once all of the egg mix is incorporated, return the saucepan to the heat. Whisk the mixture constantly as it heats up. The mixture will start to slowly thicken from the 70 º C mark. Cook the mixture until you have a semi-thick but still pourable custard. Do not let the temperature go above 80 º C or the custard will scramble – cook it slowly, it’s really important to take your time.
Immediately pour the custard into the biscuit base and smooth it out with the back of a spoon. Dust with cinnamon and leave to cool completely before lightly covering with foil and placing in the fridge.
Allow the tart to set overnight. Note: You may find that there is a little extra filling, especially if your springform tin is a little smaller – our advice is to simply set the balance of the filling in a separate dish. You can eat this when no-one’s looking.
Garnish with toasted coconut and serve
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