Penny2018-05-12T16:16:23+00:00 Total Recipe Views: 12,991 Portuguese Egg Custard Tarts By Penny Home Baking, Puddings / Dessert English May 12, 2018 A nice variation Prep: 40 mins Cook: 20 mins Yields: 18-24 Tarts Ingredients Flour to dust 2tblspn icing sugar , plus extra to sprinkle 1 pkt all butter puff pastry 250g golden caster sugar 2-3 strips lemon zest cinnamon stick 2 eggs 4 egg yolks 50g cornflour 500ml milk 2tspns vanilla extract or tspn vanilla bean paste Cinnamon Directions 1Mix the flour and icing sugar 2Dust your surface with this 3Roll out the pastry thinly 4Now roll up the pastry tightly along the wider side like a Swiss roll 5Cut discs of pastry about 2-2.5 cm wide 6Roll out gently and put in greased tart tins 7Put in the fridge to chill 8Put the sugar , lemon zest strips , cinnamon stick and 200ml water in a saucepan . 9Bring to the boil , then simmer gently until it start to thicken 10Take off the heat and allow to cool 11Put the eggs and egg yolks in a bowl , add the cornflour and whisk 12Heat the milk and vanilla do NOT allow to boil 13Pour into the bowl with the eggs and cornflour , whisking all the time 14Return to the pan and cook in a gentle heat , keep whisking 15As it starts to thicken add in the sugar syrup . The custard should get thick now . 16Remove from the heat 17Sieve the custard into the pastry cases 18Bake for 15 minutes until the pastry is golden and the custard has darkened 19Let the tarts cool in the tin 20Remove and sprinkle over sieved icing sugar and ground cinnamon 21Enjoy ! close full screen 00:00 11 Reviews Feed your family for about £20 a week. May 13, 2018 Merriol , thank you ( the tarts are rather too nice ) . Thanks for the kind words about the page we like to think in some small way we’re helping others . P Merriol Baldwin May 13, 2018 And your Portuguese tarts look amazing. Thanks so much for sharing your recipe. This whole page is great and you should all feel very proud. Feed your family for about £20 a week. May 13, 2018 This is the one I used (375g) . P Merriol Baldwin May 13, 2018 Is that a particular brand, Penny? Sorry it’s just our local shop has two different sizes. X Feed your family for about £20 a week. May 13, 2018 Just a normal sized block but please use the all butter one . P Feed your family for about £20 a week. May 13, 2018 Merriol Baldwin May 13, 2018 What size/weight of puff pastry packet please? Glittermummy May 13, 2018 What weigh/size of puff pastry packet, please? Kelly Davies May 13, 2018 Megan Ann Meredith are these what you were on about x Sezen Griffiths May 13, 2018 Thank you for this! When I get my kitchen back, I’m in the middle of a refurb, this is the first thing I will do!!! Anita Thompson May 12, 2018 Mark Glouchkoff Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.