With tropical passionfruit flavour and silky smooth texture, this exquisite tart will win everyone over. Swirl a mound of cream on top and decorate with a delicate selection of fruit for a stunning summer dessert.

Prep:
20 min
Cook:
55 min + chilling
Serves:
8

Ingredients

Base
  1. 125g chilled butter, chopped
  2. 1 cup (150g) plain flour
  3. 1/3 cup (40g) almond meal
  4. 1/4 cup (40g) icing sugar mixture
  5. 1 tsp Queen Vanilla Bean Paste
  6. 1 large egg yolk
Filling
  1. 4 eggs, lightly beaten
  2. 1 cup (220g) caster sugar
  3. 1 2/3 cup (310ml) thickened cream
  4. 3-4 tsp Queen Passionfruit Baking Paste
Cream
  1. 300ml thickened cream
  2. 1 ½ tbsp icing sugar
  3. 2-3 tsp Queen Vanilla Bean Paste
  4. Seasonal fruit, to garnish

Method - Base

  1. Step 1

    Process all ingredients except egg yolk until mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs. Add egg yolk and process until mixture comes together. Turn onto a lightly floured surface and gently knead until just smooth. Shape into a disc and cover with plastic wrap. Refrigerate for 15 minutes to rest.

  2. Step 2

    Preheat oven to 180°C (fan forced). Roll pastry out to a 4mm-thick rectangle. Grease and line the base of a 12cm x 36cm rectangle tart tin with removable base. Gently place pastry into tin, fixing up any tears with the pastry dough. Trim edges and chill for 30 minutes.

  3. Step 3

    Line pastry with baking paper and fill with pastry weights or rice. Bake for 10 minutes. Remove paper and weights and bake for a further 5-10 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from oven and set aside to cool. Reduce oven to 140°C.

Method - Filling

  1. Step 1

    Combine eggs, sugar, cream and Passionfruit Baking Paste. Pour custard into cooled pastry case and bake for 40-45 minutes until set, with just a slight wobble in the center. Cool slightly, then place in fridge to chill completely.

  2. Step 2

    When ready to serve, beat cream and icing sugar to firm peaks. Carefully dollop cream over cold tart, then gently swirl through Vanilla Bean Paste. Top with fresh fruit to serve.

Recipe Notes:
Uncooked pie crust will keep up to 2 days in the fridge.

Uncooked filling can be made up and stored, covered in cling wrap, in the fridge for up to 2 days.

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