CARROT CUSTARD PIE /TART


This carrot pie is made with boiled carrots and has a great flavour and texture.This is a an old fashioned recipe like the pumpkin pie and sweet potato pie.

When the recipe called for boiled carrots,i was a little confused how the final result would be…

Amazing …is one word you could title the tart ,and surely it’s a winner! So do try this recipe and post in your comments!

INGREDIENTS

150 gm boiled and finely mashed carrots (1.5 cups)

3/4 cup brown sugar

1.5 cups milk

1/2 cup cream

2 eggs

1 tsp cinnamon

1/2 tsp ginger powder

1/4 tsp nutmeg powder

1/4 tsp salt

METHOD

Mix all the ingredients listed .Fill in a 9 inch pie shell and bake first at 200C and lower the

temperature to 175C and bake for 1 hour or until the centre of the filling does not jiggle.

You could add flaked almonds or any nuts of your choice before baking.

Can be served plain or with cream or vanilla ice cream.

For the pie crust

2 cups all purpose flour

1/4 cup sugar

1 egg

75 gm butter

1 tsp vanilla essence

pinch of salt

Beat butter sugar,egg,salt and essence (you can use powdered sugar ).

Mix in flour and bind to soft dough.Cover and refridgerate till you prepare the filling.

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