Custard Tart

"Light yummy dessert. I usually use low fat milk. When using a preprepared shell, I find these to be rather sweet for my taste but makes for quick easy making. My personal preference is to make a half batch of my recipe #177343 and use."
photo by Outta Here photo by Outta Here
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Ready In:
1 tart




  • Preheat oven to 200 degree celsius.
  • Mix eggs and sugar till thick and creamy.
  • Combine cornflour, milk and vanilla essence and slowly add to egg and sugar mix beating as you do so.
  • Spoon mixture into pastry shell and sprinkle with ground nutmeg.
  • Bake at 200 degree celsius for 10 minutes, reduce heat to 180 degree celsius and bake for a further 20 to 25 minutes. Skewer inserted at centre should come out clean.

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  1. Outta Here
    This reminds me of the pie my grandmother used to make. Very good, and so easy! And not too sweet. I am going to make again, but will add nutmeg to filling instead of just sprinkling on top. We love our nutmeg! :)
  2. bluemoon downunder
    So easy to make, so delicious and, for us, just the right amount of sweetness. Such a bonus that it's relatively low fat too! :) I'll be making this again. Thanks for sharing this recipe.
  3. Sonya01
    dh and i had this for before dinner tonight. It was supose to be desert but it didn't get that far :) I will be making this again very easy desert. Made for RECIPE SWAP #32 - September 2009
  4. eatrealfood
    Nice, quick, easy recipe. Doesn't quite have the perfect texture of the "melkterts" I am used to but still good. I had to bake mine almost twice as long as the time specified in the recipe. Doubled the vanilla, and added some extra sugar based on KittenCal's review, but I didn't think it needed it.
  5. kittycatmom
    This is a nice pie/tart. I made this using Splenda instead of sugar, and used lactose free skim milk. I really like the fact that as with many custard pies, you don't have to scald the milk first. This makes for quick and easy preparation. I did increase the vanilla to 2 tsps as well. This was absolutely delicious, and wonderful treat I can eat in my dietary limitations! Thanks Pat! I will make this often I'm sure! Made for Every Day is a Holiday


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