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No-bake milk tart recipe
Preparation time: 20 minutes, plus cooling time
Cooking time: 20 minutes
1½ packets shortbread biscuits
100ml melted butter
1 litre full cream milk
2 cinnamon sticks
50g (60ml) sugar
70g (120ml) cornflour
2 large egg yolks
1. CRUST: Crush the biscuits and stir in the melted butter. Press into a greased pie dish. Refrigerate while you make the filling.
2. FILLING Heat the milk and cinnamon sticks in a saucepan. Mix the sugar, cornflour and butter together. Stir a little warm milk into the sugar mixture then add the mixture to the remaining milk in the saucepan. Stir over a medium heat until it starts to thicken.
3. Whisk the egg yolks with a fork and stir a little of the hot milk mixture into the egg yolks, then stir the egg yolks into the hot mixture in the saucepan. Stir over a medium heat until thickened and smooth. Remove the cinnamon sticks and discard.
4. Pour the mixture into the prepared crust. Sprinkle with ground cinnamon. Refrigerate until cold and set.