Traditional French Custard Tarte
Tarte Médiévale… This delicious flan in a pie crust is
typical of medieval dessert recipes! Preparation Time: 20 minutes; Cooking Time: 30
- 4 cups Milk
- 4 Eggs
- 2/3 cup
- 1/4 cup Cornstarch (optional)
- Pinch of Nutmeg
- 1 - 2
- Butter and flour for Pie dish
- 1 Pie or Tarte Crust (see
bottom of page for a delicious and easy crust recipe!)
How to Make It:
- Preheat oven to 450°F
- Combine milk and sugar in a pot and
gently bring to a boil. Remove from heat and let cool.
- Mix cornstarch with
3/4 cup of water and then stir into warm milk. Put milk back on a low heat, and
stirring constantly bring to a boil and then remove from heat.
- Beat the
eggs well, and then gently stir into the milk until homogenous.
- Butter and
flour pie dish. Roll out pie crust and place in dish. Pour in milk mixture and
bake for 30 minutes. Let cool off before serving.
You can make this tarte earlier in the day and let stand at room