How to make chocolate custard tarts

Chocolate Custard Tarts

Jam tarts, nice jam tarts, tell me the name of your sweetheart. Try a chocolate custard alternative to jam for an extra naughty treat.

chocolate custard tarts

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 220°C (425°F/Gas 7). Lightly grease both a non-stick 6-hole and a 12-hole 125 ml muffin tin.
  2. Place the egg yolks, sugar, cornflour and vanilla extract in a bowl and whisk until smooth. Add the cream and 125ml water and whisk again.
  3. Pour the mixture into a saucepan and place over medium heat. Stir for about 5 minutes, or until the mixture is thick. Remove from the heat, add the chocolate and stir until melted. Leave to cool.
  4. Place the puff pastry sheets on top of each other and roll them up. Cut into slices 1cm  wide and roll into rounds 10cm in diameter. Push each round into the muffin tin holes. Place in the freezer and chill for 10 minutes.
  5. Divide the custard mixture evenly among the tart shells. Bake for 20 minutes.
  6. Leave to cool in the tins for 10 minutes. Remove, dust with icing sugar and serve.

Makes 18

  • 3 egg yolks
  • 55g caster sugar
  • 2 tbsps cornflour
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 185ml cream
  • 150g dark chocolate, grated
  • 2 sheets frozen puff pastry, thawed

To serve

  • icing sugar

RELATED ARTICLES

Related Articles

Fondant hedgehog cupcakes
Recipes & Food
Fondant hedgehog cupcakes
Fondant hedgehog cupcakes Want to learn how to make these lovely cupcake-...
Pressed sandwiches
Recipes & Food
Pressed sandwiches
Pressed sandwiches These posh pressed sandwiches would make a great addition to...
Almond granola bars
Recipes & Food
Almond granola bars
Almond granola bars These almond-scented granola bars are a wonderful, healthy...
Summery sausage rolls
Recipes & Food
Summery sausage rolls
Summery sausage rolls A summery, lighter take on the comfort food classic....

email block

are-imaginary-friends-normalParenting

Is it 'normal' to have imaginary friends?

Q: My four-year-old daughter has an imaginary friend. Does this mean she’s lonely?
how-can-you-prepare-for-placenta-insufficiencyPregnancy

How can you prepare for placenta insufficiency?

Placenta insuffiency could lead to an early birth. What can you expect and how should you prepare?
can-eating-high-fibre-foods-give-a-breast-fed-baby-gasEating & Exercise

Can eating high-fibre foods give a breast fed baby gas?

Babies will get wind / gas, and some suffer more than others. Find out whether your diet of high-fibre foods...
win-one-of-ten-step2wo-vouchers-worth-100Win

Win one of ten Step2wo vouchers worth £100

Little ones grow out of shoes so quickly, but it's really important that they always have footwear that fits them...
win-a-mee-go-trio-worth-165Win

Win a Mee-go Trio worth £165!

Say yes to new adventures…