Tart Filling

Tart Filling


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Classic Custard Tarts are a favourite for any occassion! This simple recipe gives you tasty custard filling to be used with your favourite dessert.

Jackie Smith

Serves: 16 

  • 440g caster sugar
  • 4 tablespoons cornflour
  • 900ml low fat milk
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 tablespoon (20g) butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence

Preparation:5min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:15min 

  1. In a large saucepan, mix together the sugar, cornflour and 1 pint milk. If making chocolate, mix in cocoa powder. Bring to the boil and stir frequently until mixture thickens.
  2. Whisk together remaining milk with egg yolks. As filling thickens, add egg yolk mixture and stir frequently. Bring to the boil for 1 minute.
  3. Remove from heat, stir in butter and vanilla.
  4. Pour into baked pastry cases. Refrigerate until chilled. Top with fresh fruit.

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