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Jayanthy Asokan
85 minutes
Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
8 People
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It's a tasty tangy and eye catchy Lemon Tart loved by all age groups.

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Medium
  • Dinner Party
  • French
  • Simmering
  • Whisking
  • Baking
  • Chilling
  • Dessert
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 8

  1. For Tart Crust
  2. Flour 250 grams
  3. Sugar powder 75 grams
  4. Butter(cold) 125 grams
  5. Water ice cold (optional)
  6. Lemon curd
  7. Lemons 4
  8. Unsalted butter 200 grams
  9. Sugar 100 grams
  10. Eggs 2
  11. Cherries, lemon rind and mint leaves for garnishing.


  1. Tart crust
  2. Chop butter into cubes
  3. Mix flour and sugar and slowly rub the butter into the dry mix
  4. Mix it in the foldand press technique
  5. Add a little bit of cold water if necessary
  6. Round the dough and fold it tight in a cling foil and refrigerate it for an hour
  7. Take out from the fridge and bring it to room temperature before using it.
  8. Roll the dough or press it in the Tart tin.
  9. Bake it for 20 minutes at 180 degrees centigrade
  10. Bring them out and cool them on a rack.
  11. Lemon curd
  12. Put the lemon zest and juice, sugar and butter into a heatproof bowl.
  13. Sit the bowl over a pan of gently simmering water, making sure the water is not touching the bottom of the bowl.
  14. Stir the mixture every now and again until all of the butter has melted.
  15. Lightly whisk the eggs and stir them into the lemon mixture.
  16. Whisk until all of the ingredients are well combined, then cook for 10 to 12 minutes.
  17. Stirring every now and then, until the mixture is creamy and thick enough to coat the back of a spoon.

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Shruti Jolly
Shruti Jolly   Oct-20-2017

Interesting recipe, great desert option

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