Source: Nestle® Very Best Baking

Mini Custard Fruit Tarts
Individual 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.
Serves: 6
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes


6 prepared single-serving graham cracker crust
1 package (3 oz.) vanilla pudding and pie filling mix, (not instant)
1/3 cup water
1 can (12 fl oz.) NESTLÉ ® Carnation ® Evaporated Lowfat Milk
1 teaspoon lemon peel
1 package sliced fresh fruit, (optional)
1 garnish of mint leaves, (optional)

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.

POUR into crusts; refrigerate for 1 hour or until set. Top with fruit and mint leaves before serving.

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.