Custard and Pear Tarts

Custard and Pear Tarts

Serves 4
Prep time 15 minutes
Cook time 25 minutes
Total time 40 minutes
Allergy / Intolerance Amines, Artificial Addititives, Artificial Colours, Glutamates, Preservatives, Salicylates
Suitable for RPAH Elimination Diet - High Chemical, RPAH Elimination Diet - Low Chemical / Failsafe, RPAH Elimination Diet - Moderate Chemical, Salicylate Challenge
Meal type Dessert, Sweet Things
Misc Child Friendly, Pre-preparable, Serve Cold, Serve Hot
Quite and easy custard and pear tarts.


  • 2 sheets butter puff pastry
  • 2 pear halves in syrup (or 1 peeled pear)
  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 4 tablespoons vanilla custard


1. Preheat the oven to 180°C and lightly grease four mini tart pans.
2. Cut four circles from the pastry large enough to fit over the tart pan with some overhang. Line the tart pans with the pastry then blind bake for 15 minutes.
3. Place a tablespoon of custard into the base of each tart.
4. Slice the pear halves into 4 pieces each and place 2 pieces on top of the custard.
Sprinkle the tops with brown sugar then bake for 10 minutes.
Custard and Pear Tarts
Allow to cool slightly before removing from the pan. Serve warm or cold.
Custard and Pear Tarts


Low Chemical / Failsafe

Variation: substitute the pear for Red or Golden Delicious apples (moderate salicylates) or peaches, nectarines or apricots (high salicylates) if doing a salicylate challenge.

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