Pear and Custard Tart

Recipe by evelynathens
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READY IN: 55mins
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Roll pie crust disk out on lightly-floured work surface to 1/8 inch thick round.
  • Roll dough up on rolling pin and transfer to 9 inch in diameter tart pan with removable bottom.
  • Gently press into place.
  • Trim and finish edges.
  • Refrigerate 30 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 375F.
  • Line pastry with foil and fill with pie weights or dry beans.
  • Bake 15 minutes.
  • Remove foil and weights and continue baking 10 more minutes.
  • Cool.
  • Arrange pears in pastry in concentric circles, overlapping slightly.
  • Dot with butter; sprinkle with brown sugar; bake until pears are tender, about 20 minutes.
  • Whisk light cream, egg, egg yolk, ¼ cup sugar and vanilla and almond extracts to blend.
  • Pour over pears.
  • Sprinkle lightly with ground nutmeg and cinnamon.
  • Continue baking until custard is set, about 30 minutes.
  • Serve warm or at room temperature.
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