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Mini Custard Fruit Tarts

Mini Custard Fruit TartsIndividual custard tarts served with fresh fruit are the essence of simplicity after a rich meal. Light and delicate yet flavorful these tarts make a lovely presentation dressed with fresh mint leaves.

Recipe Ingredients:

6 prepared single-serving graham cracker crusts
1 (3.5-ounce) package vanilla pudding and pie filling mix (not instant)
1/3 cup water
1 (12-ounce) can NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Lowfat Milk
1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
Sliced fresh fruit (optional)
Mint leaves (optional)

Cooking Directions:

  1. Combine pudding mix and water in small saucepan. Add evaporated milk and lemon peel; stir until smooth. Cook over medium-low heat, stirring constantly, until mixture comes to a boil and thickens.
  2. Pour into crusts; refrigerate for 1 hour or until set. Top with fruit and mint leaves before serving.

Makes 6 servings.

Tip: For a Key Lime twist to this recipe, substitute 2 teaspoons fresh lime juice and 1 teaspoon grated lime peel for the grated lemon peel. Top with lime slice.

Recipe and photograph are the property of Nestlé® and, used with permission.