Chinese Egg Tarts

Chinese Egg Tarts

The egg tart or egg custard tart is a kind of custard, which is consists of an outer pastry crust that is filled with egg custard and baked. Overall, egg tarts have two main types of crusts: shortcrust pastry or puff pastry, traditionally made with lard rather than butter or shortening. They are both filled with a rich custard that is much eggier and less creamy than English custard tarts. The picture above is a picture of Chinese Egg Tarts, but the origin egg tarts is Portugese Cuisine.

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