maid of honour

Definition

Food

  • A small puff pastry tartlet with a filling made from milk curds or curd cheese, egg yolks and butter or clotted cream (5:3:5), with sugar to taste and flavoured with lemon zest and possibly cinnamon and nutmeg. Other additions to the filling include coconut, flour or ground almonds and some recipes give orange flower water as a flavouring.
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