Strawberry Tarts with Crème Patissiere

Make these Strawberry Tarts with local Cheddar strawberries for the ultimate treat!

Method

  1. STEP 1 - CRÈME PATISSIÈRE
  2. Whisk together the egg yolks and sugar until light and creamy.
  3. Heat the milk until it comes to the boil then remove from the heat.
  4. Add the flour and cornflour to the egg mix and combine well.
  5. Pour in the hot milk and beat together. Return to the pan and bring to the boil stiring all the time. As soon as it thickens remove from the heat, leave to cool and cover with cling film to stop a skin forming on the top.
  6. Pour the crème patissière into the pastry cases.
  7. STEP 2 - TOPPING
  8. Wash the strawberries, remove the stalks and chop in half. Place them onto the crème patissière.
  9. Garnish with fresh mint and a dusting of icing sugar.