Chocolate and Cherry Custard Tarts

A lovely festive dessert. Aren’t cherries beautiful? They seriously make every dish look so festive and beautiful without any effort. These tarts would be an amazing party treat. They are so decadent, rich and delicious and I guarantee that you will love these as much as we do!

Preparation Time: Approx. 15 Minutes


(makes 20 tarts)


  • 2 tbsps corn flour
  • 2 tbsps white sugar
  • 2/3 cup soy milk
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 2 tbsps cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 20g dark chocolate (optional)*
  • 5 tbsps cherry jam



  • 20 mini vegan pastry tart shells
  • 20 cherries
  • Icing sugar, to garnish (optional)
  • Grated dark chocolate, to garnish (optional)



In a saucepan on medium to high heat, add all ‘custard’ ingredients except for the cherry jam.

Whisk until combined and continue whisking for a couple of minutes until the custard has thickened.

Take the saucepan off the heat and stir in the cherry jam until combined and the jam has melted through.

Divide the custard between the pastry tarts.
Top each tart with a cherry.
Serve warm or refrigerate until set.
Garnish with icing sugar or grated dark chocolate if desired. Enjoy!

This recipes comes from Veggieful at