|Plain flour||8 Ounce (225 Gram)|
|Butter/Margarine||5 Ounce (150 Gram)|
|Caster sugar||1⁄2 Ounce (15 Gram)|
|Egg yolk||1 (From Size 3 Egg)|
|Custard||3⁄4 Pint (450 Milliliter, Ready Made)|
|Fresh strawberries||8 Ounce (225 Gram)|
|Red currant jelly||3 Tablespoon|
|Lemon juice||1 Tablespoon|
Preheat the oven to Gas 6 400°F, 200°C, 15 mins before baking pastry case.
Sieve the flour into a mixing bowl, add fat and rub in until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs.
Stir in sugar, then add egg yolk and 2 tsp cold water.
Mix to form a firm but pliable dough.
Knead on a floured surface, use to line a 9 in/23 cm fluted flan case.
Prick base with a fork and bake blind for 12-15 mins, or until cooked.
Remove from oven and leave until cold.
When cold, fill with prepared custard and smooth the top.
Hull the strawberries, wash and dry thoroughly.
Cut in half and arrange over the custard.
Heat the redcurrant jelly and lemon juice together.
Stir until smooth.
Cool slightly then spoon over the top of the strawberries.
Serve with melba sauce.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 2943 Calories from Fat 1460
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 165 g254.1%
Saturated Fat 87.9 g439.3%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 616.9 mg205.6%
Sodium 894 mg37.3%
Total Carbohydrates 329 g109.6%
Dietary Fiber 10 g40.2%
Sugars 96.9 g
Protein 44 g88.1%
Vitamin A 75.8% Vitamin C 233.8%
Calcium 45.2% Iron 12%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet