blackberry custard tarts on a cooling rack

Egg custard recipes

10 Recipes

Whip up your own egg custard for these tempting sweet treats. Use homemade custard in traditional fruity bakes, classic crème brûlée and Portuguese-inspired tarts.

Egg custard tarts


(9 ratings)

These Portuguese-style golden tartlets are perfect to finish off a dinner party or as an afternoon treat with coffee
  • 1 hour and 30 mins
  • More effort

Homemade custard


(61 ratings)

Once you've cracked your own technique for silky smooth vanilla custard, you'll never go back to tinned...
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Custard tart with nutmeg pastry


(31 ratings)

There's something so honest about a custard tart, simply topped with a grating of nutmeg
  • 1 hour and 50 mins
  • More effort

Ultimate crème brûlée


(90 ratings)

Our professional tips will help you to create this crunchy-and-custardy delight
  • 55 mins
  • More effort

Blackberry custard tarts


(2 ratings)

How can you improve a traditional egg custard tart? We've tried by spicing up the pastry with nutmeg and adding berries
  • 1 hour and 30 mins
  • More effort

Summer fruit bowl tartlets


(9 ratings)

Mary Cadogan shows us how to make a classic French crème pâtissière – the perfect filling for these lovely summer fruit tartlets...
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • More effort

Raspberry brûlée


(2 ratings)

Celebrate raspberry season with this take on crème brûlée. The sharp tang of this red fruit cuts through a rich custard base for the perfect summer dessert
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
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