Years ago one of our favorite TV shows was 'As Time Goes By' with Judy Dench and Geoffrey Palmer. One of the running jokes of the show was Lionel's (Geoffrey Palmer) obsession with Custard Tarts.
We recently got hooked on another PBS show called 'The Great British Baking Show'. It recently featured a contest of baking the classic English Custard Tart. I was able to get the recipe from their website and tried my hand at them, completely from scratch. I was quite pleased with the results.