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The Great British Bake Off – A Food Intolerance Survival Guide – Week 5 – eggs

The Great British Bake Off – A Food Intolerance Survival Guide – Week 5 – eggs

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A slightly calmer week in the Bake Off tent saw the contestants getting to grips with pastry.
There were tears, timing issues and tricky flavours as the bakers pulled out the stops to produce a selection of perfect pies and tasty tarts.
Norman’s simple fare once again elicited Paul Hollywood’s stinging criticism and even a flare of creativity in the form of lavender meringue wasn’t enough to save him.
Among the show stopping three tiered Pi-Eiffel towers and the pear shaped technical challenge, it was the humble custard tart that got us thinking about alternatives for the egg intolerant. This simple and delicious recipe can be adapted to include different flavourings, fruits or spices.

Egg Free custard tart
What you need

Blind Bake the Pastry

The Filling

For other egg alternatives, take a look at our Food Intolerance Survivial Guide for inspiration
If you love baking, but it doesn’t seem to love you back, you might be experiencing food intolerance. To find out more and discover which foods could be causing you dietary dramas why not try our FirstStep test.

By stu_spivack (originally posted to Flickr as egg custard tart) [CC-BY-SA-2.0], via Wikimedia Commons


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