Chilled Dayap Tart


Here’s a tart recipe that’s perfect for hot summer days.This Chilled Dayap Tart is a recipe from the folks at The Maya Kitchen.


½ cup                          MAYA All-Purpose Flour
¼ cup                         butter
2 tablespoons           confectioners’ sugar
¼ cup                         chopped walnuts

Dayap Layer:
6                                  eggs
1 ½ cups                    sugar
4 teaspoons              dayap/lime zest
1/3 cup                      dayap/lime juice
1 teaspoon                baking soda
green food color, as needed

Whipped Cream Topping:
2 teaspoons              unflavored gelatin powder
1 tablespoon             cold water
2 tablespoons           hot water
1 cup                        whipping cream
2 teaspoons              lime zest

CHILLED DAYAP TART2copyPreheat oven to 350ᵒF/177ᵒC. Combine all ingredients for the crust and press at the bottom of a 7-inch round pan with removable bottom. Bake for 15 minutes. Cool.
In a mixing bowl, beat eggs and sugar. Add zest, juice, baking soda and food color and mix well. Pour over the crust and bake for 20 minutes. Set aside to cool.
Sprinkle gelatin powder over cold water. Set aside until set. Pour hot water into the set gelatin and stir until dissolved. Meanwhile, in a mixer bowl, whip the cream until double in volume. Slowly fold in the gelatin mixture. Mix in the lime zest until well combined. Spread on top of the dayap layer. Chill before serving.

Yield: 8 servings

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