Time For Breadcrumbs

  1. Take a medium-sized bowl and in that bowl add salt, flour, and sugar, use a spoon to combine all these ingredients together and in the end add butter (diced), after adding butter pieces toss them all in flour, You can use your hands to rub the diced butter (make sure that you wash your hands before doing this or wear clean gloves) at a certain point the butter would start resembling breadcrumbs.
  2. Take a small bowl and break an egg in it and beat it properly once beaten drizzle it in the flour and you can use a fork to mix the beaten egg, once you see that the dough has started forming clumps, use your hands or a spoon to form a proper dough once the dough is prepared, press the prepared dough into a disc and then refrigerate it for at least an hour.
  3. It’time to make some custard and for making the custard you would require vanilla, milk, cream, nutmeg and cinnamon sticks. Add all the ingredients required in a bowl and then mix all of these together after mixing all of these ingredients transfer them to a pan (large-sized), place the pan on your stove and then turn your stove on, set the level of heat at low and then after a while turn off your stove and cover the pan, leave for at least an hour once it reaches the room temperature place it back on your stove, turn your stove on and this time cook until it starts boiling, once boiled add yolk, use a spoon to whisk, side by side add rum, once done with pouring rum mix, discard the bubbles using a spoon. 
  4. Now it’s time to heat your oven and once done heating roll pastry out on a surface which is floured, drape shallow tart, loose-bottomed tin, don’t forget to push them into the corner and if you see any excess trim them.
  5. Time to re-roll the pastry and after rolling you are required to use cutters,I would suggest you use the one which is star-shaped as they will help you decorate the dish, make sure that all the stars are not of the same size, now take a baking sheet out place it on a tray and put all the stars onto it, take a brush and dip it in yolk, use it to brush the stars. 
  6. Now it’s time you take the base and line it with baking paper ( just take a piece and crumble it), now fill it with baking rice or beans, now its time for some baking, bake the stars and the base (this might take about twenty minutes). 
  7. Once baked transfer the stars to some plate and place the base into your oven again for at least ten minutes, brush the base(the inside) using the yolk, bake for a minute and then keep it aside for a while.
  8. On a baking tray, place the tart case place it in your oven, time to pour your custard on the top of it and after adding custard shut the door of your oven and start baking, bake for about thirty minutes, after baking allow it to reach room temperature after it you can decorate it.

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