Thursday, September 16, 2010

榴莲挞 Durian Tarts

Today we celebrate Malaysia Day!
Beginning this year 2010, September 16 is a federal public holiday.
The declaration of Malaysia Day as a national holiday hopefully would help all Malaysians to better appreciate the country that we call home.
Although the recognition of Malaysia Day has come 47 years late, it is better late than never.
Let's have a durian party this time in conjunction with this special day ~~Durian egg tarts!
My friends enjoy it but not my kids. But they did suport me by having one each.
That is good enough for me. Cheers!
Thanks Anncoo for sharing her durian tarts recipe. I made some changes on the recipe. Original receipe please refer here.
Tart Shells
  • 125g Cold butter - cut to cubes
  • 80g icing sugar, sifted
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1/4 tsp Durian essence (optional)
  • 220g Plain flour - sifted
  1. Cream butter and icing until light and fluffy. Add in egg and mix well.
  2. Pour in flour and mix to form a soft dough.
  3. Rest dough for 30 mins before used.
  4. Divide the pastry into small balls and evenly press into tart moulds. If
  5. Prick the bottom of the pastry with a fork to allow steam to escape as the shell bakes.
  6. Bake in preheated oven at 180C for 15 minutes or until lightly brown.
  7. Remove from oven and leave to cool.
  • 75g Water, 35g Sugar
  • 150g Full cream milk
  • 1 egg
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 65g Durian (blend fine)
  1. Boil water and sugar together till sugar dissolved, off heat and stir in full cream milk and leave to cool.
  2. Add egg and egg yolks to the milk liquid, gently stir well with a hand whisk and pass it through a sift.
  3. Add the blended durian into the liquid, mix well and pour the durian mixture into the tart shells. (I sieved twice before pouring the mixture to the tart shells)
  4. Bake in preheated oven at 165C for about 20-25 mins or until cook.


    1. Haha, at last we see durian in your blog.

    2. 很美!很美!颜色比我的好看。

    3. 榴莲塔我最喜欢了, 你的很美, 看了好想吃哦。 不过现在榴莲比较难找了。

    4. Angie, haha....ya ya, finally i made this. I ask my husband, 出得厅堂吗?他说,唔,不过要找到对的知音人 :)

      Ann, 你谦虚了。

      Min, 现在不是榴莲季节了吗?

    5. Hi jane,

      Thank you for the hari raya wishes :-) thats really sweet, and nice to know u. Since everyone address you as jane, hope you don't mind I'm calling you jane as well! :D Your Durian tart looks nice! I really got to try this the next time I'm craving for durian :D thanks for sharing!

    6. thank you for this wonderful recipe! I love durian tart xoxo

    7. just wonder how it would taste, never eat this before. But my family prefer to eat fresh durian but not in baking..

    8. Looking at them is a torture Jane..please send a box over please!

    9. 很想知道这个口味如何呢?

    10. 我觉得Anncoo的这个recipe很不错!我虽然不吃,但我的朋友个个都说好吃!

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