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Mini Fruit Tarts with Phyllo (Filo) Dough Cups

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Blueberries, Strawberry, & Mandarins This post is so late in coming.. I know I wanted to make mini fruit tart, and I was being lazy so I planned on buying the pre-made tarts shells, but alas they did not have it at the store. So I just bought some filo dough and thought I'd make do. For those of you who might not know, filo dough is what you make baklava with.
Step 1: Custard (recipe courtesy of Salad in a Jar) Microwave Custard FillingIngredients:
2 1/4 cups milk (I used 2%  but any milk will work, even skim)
4 egg yolks
2/3 cup sugar
1/4 cup cornstarch
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 tablespoons butter Directions:
First:
  Dump milk, egg yolks, sugar, cornstarch and salt into blender or food processor.  You could also whisk it well but results may not be as smooth.  Blend for about 10 seconds.  There may be a lot of foam.  That’s OK–it will disappear when cooked.

Second: Pour into 2-quart glass batter bowl.  (DO NOT USE A SMALLER CONTAINER–it could boil over and…