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Recipe - Cardamon and five spice custard tart⁣

Not all custard tart’s were created equal 🍮

Tart case

(buy sweet pastry if you don’t want to make)⁣

400g flour⁣

100g sugar⁣

250g butter (diced and cold)⁣

1 egg⁣

Deep tin with removable sides is best⁣


Rub the flour and butter together to form a breadcrumb consistency then add the sugar and mix in the egg slowly⁣

Mix till it forms a smooth dough and then cling film and place in the fridge to rest for a couple of hours⁣

Roll out the dough to cover your tin and then blind bake for about 15/20 minutes @180.C untill the dough becomes hard⁣

Allow to cool whilst making the filling⁣


16 egg yolks⁣

180g of caster sugar⁣

1 litre of double cream⁣


Five spice⁣

2 cardamon pods⁣


Gently bring the cream to a boil with the cardamon pods and then pour over the egg yolks and sugar and whisk together ⁣

Strain the mix into the cooked pastry case and generously sprinkle with five spice and nutmeg⁣

Gently place into the oven and bake at 140.C for about 50 minutes checking till the custard sets⁣

Allow to cool and eat at room temp⁣


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