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GSABO - S2- Ep5 - Recipes

Medjool Date and Walnut Tart

GSABO

The Great South African Bake Off

BBC Lifestyle

Ingredients

Pastry:

  • 500ml Flour
  • 115g Butter
  • 60g Caster Sugar
  • 2ea. Egg Yolks
  • 25ml Cold Water
  • 5ml Vanilla Essence

Filling:

  • 4ea. Eggs
  • 125ml Brown Sugar
  • 120g Butter
  • 125ml Golden Syrup
  • 125ml Maple Syrup
  • 5ml Vanilla
  • 5ml Salt
  • 375ml Medjool Dates
  • 500ml Walnuts Whole
  • 1ea. Zest Of Orange
  • 1ea. Zest Of Lime

Presentation:

  • 500ml Greek Full Fat Yogurt
  • 1ea. Zest Of Orange
  • 1ea. Zest Of Lime

Garnish:

  • 3ea. Oranges
  • 500ml Sugar
  • 500ml Water

Preparation method

Pastry:

  • Using a food processor work butter into the flour
  • Add egg yolks and sugar and blitz- don’t over work
  • Add enough water to form dough
  • Roll pastry to 3-4 mm thickness
  • Line a 23cm flan tin

Filling:

  • Preheat the oven to 200°C
  • Melt the butter and syrup together
  • Add the brown sugar and cool
  • Beat the eggs, add to the butter with the salt, vanilla and zest
  • Arrange the dates and nuts onto the pastry base
  • Carefully pour over the egg mixture
  • Bake for 20 min lower the heat to 180°C and bake a further 20 min

Presentation:

  • Mix the yogurt and zest and present on the side with the tart

Garnish:

  • Wash and slice orange
  • Boil, simmer orange slices in sugar and water
  • Drain and use to garnish