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Cheese Tarts Recipe

Ingredients:

  • Oil 1 tbsp
  • Large onion, very thinly sliced 1
  • Butter, melted 25 gm
  • Eggs 2
  • Single cream 57 ml
  • Nutmeg, ground 1/4 tsp
  • Mature Cheddar cheese, grated 50 gm
  • Salt and pepper to taste

For the shortcrust pastry:

  • Flour 250 gm
  • Butter 110 gm
  • Water 2 cup

Directions:

  • For the pastry, rub the butter into the flour with the fingertips until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs.
  • Stir in the water and knead into a dough (it should not be sticky).
  • Wrap and chill for 30 minutes.
  • Heat the oil in a nonstick frying pan and cook the onion slices for 2-3 minutes or until softened.
  • Roll out the pastry dough into a sheet.
  • Cut into squares and use to line 4 patty tins.
  • Brush with the melted butter.
  • Lightly beat the eggs, cream and nutmeg together and season with the salt and pepper.
  • Divide the onion slices between the pastry cases and top with the beaten egg mixture.
  • Sprinkle the Cheddar cheese and bake at 190°C for 15-20 minutes.

Prep Time: 35-40 Mins
Cook Time: 25 Mins
Serves: As Desired

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