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easy mini strawberry lemon tarts

Mini Strawberry Lemon Tarts

Mini Strawberry Lemon Tarts are an easy dessert idea made with mini pie shells and filled with delicious lemon custard.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Chill Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 25 minutes
Servings 5 people


  • 2 large eggs
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • ¼ cup unsalted butter
  • 2 small lemons juice and rind of 2 small lemons
  • 3 strawberries sliced
  • 10 mini pie shells frozen


  • In a medium-sized sauce pan, mix together eggs, sugar and butter over medium high heat. Stir until all ingredients are melted and are well-incorporated with each other.
  • Add lemon juice and lemon rind. Stir.
  • Lower heat to medium and whisk the ingredients consistently, for about 6-7 minutes, until a thick custard forms.
  • Pour lemon custard into a bowl, covering it with plastic. Chill in the refrigerator for about 2 hours.
  • Bake frozen pie shells according to package’s directions. Cool completely.
  • Once everything is chilled, fill up each pie shell with custard. Top off with a strawberry slice. Serve and enjoy!