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Circular wooden plate with 7 portuguese tarts on and a pack of sweetener beside
40Total Time
25Prep Time
15Bake Time
A little effort

Portuguese Custard Tarts

1 Reviews

  • Egg-Free Recipies
  • Low Sugar
  • Nut Free
  • Vegetarian

About the bake

These glorious bitesize Portuguese Custard Tarts are a real delight and what makes them even better is that they are a lighter bake too. Sweetened with Truvia for Baking caster these tarts will be a recipe that you will want to bake time and time again. 

40Total Time
25Prep Time
15Bake Time
A little effort


  1. Step 1:

    Put the yogurt, milk, Truvia for Baking Caster, vanilla extract, cinnamon stick, cornflour, and turmeric in a saucepan, stir until smooth.

  2. Step 2:

    Bring the custard gently to boil over a medium heat, stirring constantly with a wooden spoon. Simmer the mixture for 2 minutes still stirring until thickened. Transfer the custard to a jug and cover with cling film to prevent a skin from forming. Leave to cool.

  3. Step 3:

    Meanwhile, preheat the oven 200C/180C fan/gas mark 6 and lightly grease 3 x 6-hole muffin tins.

  4. Step 4:

    Unroll the pastry sheet and cut into two pieces then place on top of each other. Roll the pastry tightly, from the long side, into a log and cut the log into 18 even sized rounds.

  5. Step 5:

    On a lightly floured board, roll each round into a 10cm disc and press the pastry discs into the muffin tin. The edges will look frilled and folded. Chill in the fridge for 10 minutes.

  6. Step 6:

    Remove the cinnamon stick from the custard and stir gently. Fill the pastry cases with the cooled custard approximately two thirds full but do not overfill.

  7. Step 7:

    Bake the tarts for 15 minutes until the pastry is golden, well risen and the filling has set. Leave to cool in the tin for 5 minutes then move to a cooling rack to cool completely

  8. Step 8:

    The tarts are also delicious eaten warm.


    • 115g Plain yoghurt
    • 325ml Milk
    • 75g Truvia for Baking - Caster
    • 1 tsp Nielsen-Massey Vanilla Extract
    • 1 Cinnamon stick
    • 30g Cornflour
    • 1/4 tsp Tumeric
    • 375gg Reduced fat puff pastry


  • Saucepan
  • Whisk
  • 12 hole muffin tin
  • Rolling pin

Nutritional Information

per 44g
  • 96cal Energy
  • 4.1g Fat
  • 2.2g of which Saturates
  • 14g Carbohydrates
  • 1.5g of which Sugars
  • 2.2g Protein
  • 0.2g Salt

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