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Glazing a tart for tonight (with icing sugar and blow torch).. can I do it now?

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MrsCellophane Tue 03-Jul-07 14:36:38

or is it a last-minute thing?

If I do, will it be OK in the 'fridge or does the sugar go soft?

The blow torch is so dusty, I can't remember......... TIA

DonutBouvier Tue 03-Jul-07 14:38:33

I think the sugar might 'weep' if you stick it in the fridge - ie. get a bit tacky and damp...

Kathyis6incheshigh Tue 03-Jul-07 14:43:53

I don't think I would do it if the tart was quite moist because the sugar would just dissolve again, but I seem to remember when I was at college they used to serve leftover creme brulee after a formal dinner which was fine.

MrsCellophane Tue 03-Jul-07 14:44:21

Thanks - had a vague recollection of stg like that happening. So I could do it early and leave it out then? Not like I need to worry about it spoiling in the heat!

DonutBouvier Tue 03-Jul-07 14:45:26

I'd say so - what is it anyway ?

MrsCellophane Tue 03-Jul-07 14:45:35

Cross-posted. OK Kathy - is fairly moist (lemon tart). Would be a shame to spoil it. May do it just before mains. Is only my DF coming anyway!

DonutBouvier Tue 03-Jul-07 14:46:09

yum !

MrsCellophane Tue 03-Jul-07 14:46:56

Hope so! Never made it before.

doughnuts Wed 04-Jul-07 11:36:14

So, what was it like ?

MrsCellophane Fri 06-Jul-07 22:29:27

Was excellent! Served it with M&S raspberry sauce....mmmm

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