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Alsacian cooking 101 : Bilberry tart

Easy to prepare, this is THE alsacian end of summer in the countyside's dessert (and it makes so pretty blue teeth)

Bilberries (bluish black European blueberry) tart with custard

Ingredients
Sanded paste :
250 grams flour, 125 grams butter, 1 pinch of salt, 1 egg yolk, 40 grams sugar, 1 half glass of water.
Fruits
500 grams of washed and sorted fresh bilberries.
Custard
2 eggs, 15 centilitres fresh cream, cinnamon powder (or vanilla sweetens according to tastes), some bread crumbs or biscuit remainders.

Preparation
Butter and flour a tart plate.
Make a pie crust pastry with the indicated ingredients.
Put the pastry in the tart plate as to form the crust and pick the bottom with a fork.
Crush the biscuit remainders and powder the tart bottom with it (or with the bread crumbs).
Fill with bilberries.

Put it in the (preheated)oven.
Cook 20 minutes (hot furnace).

Beat the eggs, sugar, the cream and vanilla (or cinnamon) yo obtain the custard.
Open the oven and pour the custard on the tart.
Put it back in the oven for 15 minutes.

Serving
Let it cool and serve powdered with sugar freezes.

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  • Updated Dec 18, 2005
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