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Flaky pastry isn’t de rigueur for sweet tarts, but I had some sour cream pastry dough in the freezer, so that was what I used.   The dough was defrosted, rolled out and baked blind until golden, allowed to cool, and then filled with  freshly made microwave lime curd.  The flaky pastry worked surprisingly well with the filling, keeping its crispness even when covered with the hot curd.  The top was dusted with vanilla sugar and caramelised with a mini blowtorch.

The whole process took mere minutes (excluding the baking time) – an easy dessert to have up your sleeve when you need something in a hurry!

PS: This tart works even better with shortcrust pastry – I just didn’t have any in the freezer at the time.

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