Recipe

Custard tarts

Please the whole family and yourself with these easy and tasty tarts, filled with sweet custard.

  • Makes 24 Item
  • 15 mins preparation
  • 35 mins cooking
Custard tarts

Ingredients

Custard tarts
  • 3 sheets shortcrust pastry, thawed
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/3 cup caster sugar
  • 1 1/2 cup milk
  • 5 drops yellow food colouring, optional

Method

Custard tarts
  • 1
    Preheat oven to 160°C. Lightly grease two 12-hole shallow patty pans.
  • 2
    Using on 8cm cutter, cut rounds from pastry. Ease into pans.
  • 3
    Using electric beaters, beat eggs and sugar in a small bowl until pale and creamy. Beat in milk and food colouring, if using, until well combined.
  • 4
    Pour filling into prepared pastry cases. Bake for 30-35 minutes until pastry is golden and filling just set. Cool in pan for 5 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely. Serve warm or cold.

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