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Cook the pastry, empty, in a flan tin with weights, for about 30 minutes

  • 1 sweet pastry or puff pastry
  • Crème pâtissière (custard cream):
  • - 1/2 litre of milk
  • boiling hot
  • - 80 g sugar
  • - 4 yolks
  • - 45 g cornstarch
  • - 1/2 vanilla bean or vanilla extract
  • - 20 g butter
  • - 500 g strawberries
  • - 1 small bunch mint leaves
  • - 30g icing sugar
3.5/5 (202 Votes)

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Preheat the oven to 180C/350F/Gas 4

  • Cake
  • 125g/4½oz caster sugar
  • 4 free-range eggs
  • 2 lemons
  • zest only
  • finely grated
  • 125g/4½oz self-raising flour
  • plus extra for flouring
  • 50g/1¾oz unsalted butter
  • melted and cooled slightly
  • plus extra for greasing
  • For the crème pâtissière
  • 600ml/20fl oz milk
  • vanilla pod
  • 4 free-range eggs
  • plus 2 free-range egg yolks
  • 180g/6¼oz caster sugar
  • 100g/3½oz cornflour
  • 150g/5½oz butter
  • cut into cubes and kept at room temperature
  • For the lemon syrup
  • 75g/2¾oz caster sugar
  • 2 lemons
  • juice only
  • To finish the cake
  • 200g/7oz marzipan
  • 200g/7oz dark chocolate
  • for decoration
  • 600g/1lb 5oz medium sized strawberries
4.2/5 (10 Votes)

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