Hong Kong Egg Tarts - Dan Tat

Recipe from Random Cuisine

Makes about 24 egg tarts
Preparation Time : 5 mins
Baking Time : 15-20 mins


Pie dough or puff pastry
1 cup white sugar
1 3/4 cup water
9 large eggs
1 cup canned evaporated milk
1/2 tsp vanilla extract


1. Prepare 24 3-inch tart moulds. Shape pie dough by pressing it onto the moulds. Make sure that it goes higher than the edges.

2. Preheat oven to 450F.

3. In a small saucepan, mix water and white sugar over medium-high heat. Stir until dissolved. Remove from heat and cool to room temperature.

4. In a large bowl, whisk eggs, sugar water, evaporated milk and vanilla extract until uniform.

5. Fill tart shells to 3/4 full. Bake for 15-20 mins until golden brown and filling is lightly puffed up.