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Walnut Pie

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Ingredients
For pastry
  Plain flour 175 Gram
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Cold water 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs) (To Mix)
  Lard 40 Gram, cut in small pieces
  Butter/Margarine 40 Gram, cut in small pieces
For filling
  Butter 100 Gram
  Soft brown sugar 225 Gram
  Egg yolks 3
  Plain flour 25 Gram
  Vanilla essence 1 Teaspoon
  Evaporated milk 1 Can (10 oz)
  Walnuts 100 Gram
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat oven to temperature of 400 degrees.

MAKING
2) In a large bowl, place the flour.
3) Into the flour, rub the fat till the mixture looks like fresh breadcrumbs.
4) Mix in just enough cold water to bind.
5) In a plastic bag, put the mixture and chill.
6) Roll out the shortcrust pastry, and with it, line a flat tin.
7) Chill the tin in the fridge.
8) In the meantime, cream together the sugar, butter and egg yolks till the mixture is light and fluffy.
9) Add the flour, vanilla essence and evaporated milk.
10) In a 20 cm. flan tin, put the walnuts and then pour over the prepared mixture.
11) Bake in the preheated oven for about 10 minutes.
12) Reduce the oven-€™s temperature to 275 degrees and bake for another 40 minutes, till the mixture has set.

SERVING
13) Transfer the Walnut Pie to a decorative serving platter and serve hot as a dessert or chill for sometimes and serve cold.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Pie
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Walnut
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
55 Minutes
Ready In: 
60 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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