Coco Sago Tarts

coco sago tarts

2 cups MAYA All-Purpose Flour
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon sugar
½ cup butter
2 pieces egg yolks
2-4 tablespoons water

1 piece egg
1/3 cup sugar
½ cup shredded fresh buco meat or macapuno
½ cup big or small sago, cooked
2 tablespoons melted butter
1 tablespoon evaporated milk

Preheat oven to 350°F/177ºC.

Prepare Crust: Sift together the flour, salt and sugar. Cut in the butter then add the egg yolks. Add enough water to form a ball of dough. Roll out dough to 1/8 inch thick and cut to fill boat tart molds. Set aside.

Prepare filling: Beat egg until thick. Add sugar, buco meat, sago, butter and milk. Fill prepared crusts with filling. Bake for 25 minutes or until lightly brown.

Makes 15 pieces.

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