Add some authentic British flavor to your menu by preparing enticing and scrumptious custard tart. Steer through this write up and learn how to make custard tart.

Custard Tart Recipe

Custard tarts are popular delicacies on British restaurant menus. The crusty outer pastry filled with succulent and lip-smacking mixture simply makes you go gaga over them wanting to have more. The history of this tongue-tickling dessert will take you back to the court of King Henry I back in 1399. Though the custard tarts made then had minced beef or pork as the main ingredient, they did have rich, fluffy, and creamy sweet custard. Today, these finger-licking desserts are popular not only in British cuisines, but also amongst Portuguese, Chinese, and most other worldwide cuisines. Be it summer or winter, wedding or family gathering, custard tarts fit into every occasion perfectly allowing diners to end their meal sumptuously. Given here are some easy-to-make and yummy custard tart recipes that you can try out. Take a look and let everyone beg for more.
How To Make Custard Tart
Mango Custard Tart
  • 3 Eggs
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1 tsp Lemon Peel (freshly grated)
  • 1 cup fresh Mango Purée
  • ¼ cup Heavy Cream
  • 9-inch Pie Crust
  • Preheat oven to 375 °F.
  • Break eggs in a medium mixing bowl and whisk them well.
  • Add sugar and lemon peel. Beat the mixture thoroughly.
  • Mix in mango puree and heavy cream.
  • Pour the mixture into the pie crust.
  • Bake the tart for 25 minutes.
  • If desired, top the tart with whipped cream.
Egg Custard Tart
  • 6 oz Flour
  • 3 oz Butter
  • 2-3 tbsp Cold Water
  • 3 Eggs (lightly beaten)
  • 2 Egg Yolks (lightly beaten)
  • 2 oz super fine Sugar
  • 1 pint Light Cream
  • ½ tsp Vanilla Extract
  • ½ whole Nutmeg (freshly grated)
  • A pinch of Salt
  • Preheat oven to 425 °F.
  • Combine flour, butter, and salt in a large mixing bowl. Mix well until you get crumbles.
  • Stir in 1 tbsp of water at a time to the flour mixture, until you get dough-like consistency.
  • Wrap the dough in a plastic bag and refrigerate for about 20 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, beat eggs and yolks together with sugar.
  • Simmer the cream and add to the beaten egg mixture. Mix well.
  • Add in vanilla and stir.
  • Remove the dough from the fridge and roll it out to fit into the bottom of a tart pan.
  • Place the dough into the pan neatly.
  • Pour in the custard and garnish with nutmeg, if you desire.
  • Bake the custard for 10 minutes.
  • Reduce the temperature to 350 °F and bake for another 20 minutes.
Apple and Cinnamon Custard Tart
  • 125 g Butter
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1 Egg (beaten)
  • 2 cups Flour
  • 2 tsp Baking Powder
  • A dash of Cinnamon Powder
  • 1 tin Pie Apples
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon Powder
  • 1 liter Milk
  • 2 Eggs (beaten)
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • ½ cup Custard Powder
  • Prepare the base by mixing butter, sugar, egg, flour, baking powder, and cinnamon powder.
  • Blend all the ingredients to get soft biscuit dough.
  • Press the dough onto the bottom of 2-3 round greased tart pans.
  • Bake the base for 10 minutes at 350 °F till the sides are lightly browned.
  • Combine milk and sugar over low heat.
  • Add eggs and stir well.
  • Meanwhile, dilute custard powder with a little water.
  • Add custard and cinnamon powder to milk. Stir well and cook till the mixture gets thick.
  • Arrange apples on the bottom of the tart base.
  • Pour in custard mixture and sprinkle some cinnamon powder.
  • Cool the mixture and refrigerate until set.
  • Serve chilled.

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