Apricot Custard Tart

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 40 mins

I came across this recipe recently when looking for apricot recipes. I haven't make it yet but it sounds delicious and will be making it before apricot season is over. Recipe source: local newspaper which was adapted from Four-Star Desserts.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 9-inch baked tart shell
  • 5 apricots, pitted
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 34 cup whipping cream
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 14 cup sliced almonds


  1. Preheat oven to 325-degrees F.
  2. Place baked tart shell on baking sheet. Set aside.
  3. Cut apricots into wedges and arrange in tart shell.
  4. In a bowl whisk together sugar, yolks and cream.
  5. Stir in flour and salt. Stir to combine.
  6. Pour cream/yolk mixture over apricots.
  7. Sprinkle almonds over all.
  8. Bake for 35-40 minutes or until custard is set.


Most Helpful

This is a fabulous tart! I hadn't baked with apricots before, and found I love them this way! Didn't make any changes; the recipe is great as is. I baked it for about 45 minutes, just because I'm paranoid about undercooked eggs. Delicious and beautiful-Thanks!

Kaarin May 16, 2005

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