How To Make Homemade Portuguese Custard Tarts

What could be better than Portugese Custard Tarts? If you are ready how to make this flaky and delicious dessert, be sure that you watch the video now.

We recently discovered Portuguese Custard Tarts and we couldn’t resist sharing a recipe to make your own at home.

Today Chef John is in the house to share with you his tried and tested 5-star recipe that gets rave reviews and is authentic too. Be warned though, you will want to double your batch!

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Chef John says that he has streamlined the recipe using basic ingredients. Whilst there are a number of important steps and a certain amount of finesse required, the results are worth it.

He says that when the instructions are perfectly followed, you end up with the signature flaky, buttery, crispy crust, which Portuegese Custard Tarts are famous for.

How To Make Portuguese Custard Tarts Video

Are you ready to learn how to make world famous Portuguese Custard Tarts? We highly recommend that you view the video if you want to end up with the very best results. As previously mentioned, there are a few tricky steps to get across.

Chef John is an excellent teacher and for this recipe in particular, it’s worth learning from a Pro. We have outlined the ingredients list for you below. Click Play above to view now ^

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For The Dough

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/3 cup cold water
  • 1 stick high-quality unsalted butter, fully softened, divided

For the Sugar Syrup:

  • 3/4 cup white sugar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 cinnamon stick (optional)
  • 1 lemon, zested in large strips (optional)

For The Custard Base 

  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 6 large egg yolks
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract (optional)
  • full printable recipe on All Recipes Here

Check out our traditional Custard Tart Recipe Here.

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