Classic Fruit Tart

Try this delicious Classic Fruit tart. For those that like baking or like involving the kids to decorate their fruit tart, this recipe is for you. Find all the ingredients you need at your local Salamanca Fresh store.

At a glance

1 hour 10min


  • 2 cup plain flour
  • 2 tablespoon caster sugar 125 gram cold butter, chopped
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice seasonal fruit, to decorate
  • Filling
  • 2 cup milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla bean paste
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 1/2 cup caster sugar
  • 2 tablespoon cornflour 1 tablespoon plain flour


  1. Preheat oven to, 200°C. Lightly grease a 23cm loose-bottom flan pan.
  2. Sift flour into a large bowl. Stir in sugar. Rub in the butter using your fingertips until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs. Add water, egg yolk, and juice, and mix into a dough.
  3. Knead on a lightly floured surface. Wrap in plastic. Chill for 30 minutes.
  4. Roll out between two sheets of baking paper until 3mm thick. Ease into the pan. Trim edges. Chill for 10 minutes.
  5. Reduce oven to 180°C. Bake blind for 10-15 minutes. Remove paper and weights. Bake a further 10-15 minutes, until golden.
  6. FILLING: In a saucepan, combine milk and vanilla bean paste. Bring to a boil.
  7. In a bowl, use an electric mixer to beat egg yolks and sugar until thick and pale.
  8. Beat in flour. Whisk in milk mixture. Return to saucepan. Cook on medium heat, stirring constantly until custard boils and thickens. Simmer, stirring, for 2 minutes. Cover with plastic wrap. Cool to room temperature.
  9. Spread into the pastry case. Arrange fruit over custard. Chill until ready to serve.