Thursday, May 03, 2007

Avocado Tart

Tart paste:

130 gm. plain flour
50 gm. icing sugar
50 gm. unsalted butter
1/2 egg
1/4 tsp. vanilla essence

Custard filling:

60 gm. instant custard
120 gm. milk
60 gm. fresh avocado meat (mashed)

For decoration:

Sliced Avocado
apricot jam or any jam of your preference
some croquant for sticking onto rim of tarts


(1) Sieve flour and icing sugar into a mixing bowl.
(2) Rub-in butter till it resembles breadcrumbs.
(3) Add in egg and vanilla essence and mix till a dough is formed. Chill dough for about 30 mins.
(4) Press dough into tart mould and bake in oven at 175C for about 15 to 20 mins. or till golden brown. Leave to cool. Brush some jam at the rim and dip into croquant.
(5) For filling: Mix instant custard with milk, stir till smooth. Add in mashed avocado and mix evenly. Fill into baked tart cases.
(6) Place some sliced avocado on top and decorate with raspberry or strawberries.
(7) Chill in refrigerator before serving.


Wendy said...

Hi Yochana

Looks delicious. What kind of filling did you use? Doesn't look like custard

yochana said...

Wendy it's custard mixed with mashed avocado.


Anonymous said...

Hi Yochana,

Will the avocado turn brown?



yochana said...


If you want to prevent your avocado from brown too fast, glaze it with apricot gel. As for me, we finish it fast.


jaQQ said...

Dear Aunty,

I'm from east M'sia ;)
I stumble across your blog a while back when I was google-ing for some recipe and had stayed as a fan since. ^^
I finally tried this recipe last weekend and it turned our Great! even the Husband who was skeptical with the avocado filling at first; loved it!

TQ Aunty, for sharing these great recipes as an Inspiration to us all.

I'm looking forward to trying more of your recipes.
Any plan to publish a Cookbook of your creations soon? If so I wan to be among the 1st to buy it!

yochana said...

hi jaqq,

Thank you so much for your encouraging words.

I'm glad even your dh loves it.

I have no time to publish yet but I will think it over.

Thanks and rgds

Anonymous said...

hello hello sorry what is croquant ah? thx alot ah!