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  • 1/2 cup butter (113 grams/ 8 tbsp)

  • 1/3 cup organic sugar

  • 1 large egg yolk

  • 1 + 1/4 cups all purpose flour


  • To make the base of the tart, pre-heat the oven to 190C

  • In a bowl, cream butter and organic sugar.

  • Beat in the egg-yolk

  • Mix in flour and beat until the dough begins to come together.

  • Knead the dough and divide into two equal halves. Wrap them with plastic wrap individually and chill in the fridge for 15 minutes or until the dough is firm.

  • Roll out the dough and line the tart tins with the rolled out dough. Chill in the freezer for another 15 minutes