Custard Tarts

Serves Makes 24


  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1 cup cream
  • 1/2 cup caster sugar
  • 2 Henergy Cage-Free egg yolks
  • 2 teaspoons cornflour
  • 2 teaspoons grated orange rind
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
  • 300g (2 sheets) sweet short pastry


  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C.
  2. Place milk, cream, sugar, egg yolks, cornflour, orange rind and vanilla in a saucepan. Whisk to combine.
  3. Gently heat while continuing to stir until the mixture boils and thickens.
  4. Set aside to cool.
  5. Line 24 patty tins with pastry (grease first if needed).
  6. Spoon custard into each and then top with a little grated nutmeg.
  7. Bake for 15 minutes until pastry is golden and custard still has a slight wobble in the centre.
  8. Allow to cool to just warm or room temperature before serving.