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egg tart puff pastry

Simple Puff Pastry Egg Tart

Simple version of Hong Kong Style Egg Tart.

Course Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine Chinese
Keyword Tart
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 9


  • 1 sheet frozen puff pastry thawed
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar (50 gr)
  • 1/4 cup hot water (60 ml)
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk (120 ml)
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla extract


  1. Preheat oven at 360 F/180°C.

  2. Combine granulated sugar and hot water until the sugar dissolves. Set aside to cool.

  3. Cut puff pastry sheet into 9 squares (or you can cut the squares into circles using cookies cutter to fit the tart molds). Press down the dough onto the lightly-greased tart molds and poke some holes on the bottom.

  4. Beat eggs, milk, vanilla extract, and salt until smooth. Combine with sugar mixture. Strain the mixture twice to achieve smooth egg mixture.

  5. Pour the egg mixture into the tart molds

  6. Bake for 30 minutes until golden brown. Let it cool on the tart molds for 5 minutes. Remove the molds and transfer to wire rack. Serve warm.