Clementine custard tart recipe

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  • healthy
Cost RangeNot
Nutrition Per PortionRDA
Calories240 Kcal12%
Fat16 g23%

This clementine custard tart from Woman's Weekly is not only a great treat but will also give you a big vitamin C boost.


  • 175g (6oz) ready-made shortcrust pastry8 clementines (or satsumas)
  • 2 level tablespoons caster sugar
  • 2 level tablespoons plain flour
  • 12 cardamom pods, split, and seeds crushed
  • 150ml (¼ pnt) double cream
  • 20cm (8in) flan ring on a baking sheet

To serve:

  • Demerara sugar
  • Creme fraiche




  1. Roll out the pastry, on a lightly floured surface, to line the flan ring. Roll it as thinly as possible, to ensure it bakes properly. Chill. Set the oven to Gas Mark 7 or 220ºC.
  2. Peel the fruit and slice each one across into 3 pieces. Arrange the slices over the pastry in two layers.
  3. Mix the sugar, flour and ground cardamom seeds well, then whisk in the cream and then spoon over the fruit in the flan and it will run down between the fruit.
  4. Bake in the bottom half of the oven for 30-35 minutes until just set. Let it rest for 10 minutes, then cut into wedges.
Top Tip for making Clementine custard tart

You can also try this recipe with 500g (1lb) forced young rhubarb, chopped into small chunks, with cinnamon instead of cardamom.

Jessica Dady
Food Editor

Jessica Dady is Food Editor at GoodtoKnow and has over 11 years of experience as a digital editor, specialising in all things food, recipes, and SEO. From the must-buy seasonal food hampers and advent calendars for Christmas to the family-friendly air fryers that’ll make dinner time a breeze, Jessica loves trying and testing various food products to find the best of the best for the busy parents among us. Over the years of working with GoodtoKnow, Jessica has had the privilege of working alongside Future’s Test Kitchen to create exclusive videos - as well as writing, testing, and shooting her own recipes. When she’s not embracing the great outdoors with her family at the weekends, Jessica enjoys baking up a storm in the kitchen with her favourite bakes being chocolate chip cookies, cupcakes, and a tray of gooey chocolate brownies