Lemon Tart Recipe

Lemon tart is a simple, yet sweet and delicious classic dessert recipe you will enjoy after that weekend dinner. You can decorate this dessert with powdered sugar and berries on top when you serve. This recipe takes about 1 hour and 30 minutes.

Ingredients:

For the lemon mixture:

• 2 eggs
• 3 egg yolks
• 3/4 cup sugar
• 1/4 tsp salt
• 2 lemons’ zest
• 1/2 cup lemon juice
• 1/2 cup heavy cream

For the pie crust:

• 1 1/2 cups flour
• 3 tbsp sugar (can be powdered sugar)
• 1/4 tsp salt
• 1/2 cup cold butter (cut into cubes)
• 1 egg
• 1 tsp vanilla extract

Instructions:

For the lemon mixture:

In a mixing bowl, add 2 eggs, 3 egg yolks, 3/4 cup sugar, and 1/4 tsp salt.
Whisk until well combined.
Add zest from 2 lemons and 1/2 cup lemon juice.
Whisk until well combined.
Add 1/2 cup heavy cream and whisk again.
Set aside.

For the pie crust:

Put 1 1/2 cups flour, 3 tbsp sugar, and 1/4 tsp salt in a food processor.
Process for a few seconds until well combined.
Add 1/2 cup cubed cold butter.
Process until crumbs are formed.
Add an egg and 1 tsp vanilla extract.
Process it until dough is formed.
Transfer to a flat surface and flatten into a disk.
Wrap it around with clingfilm and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
Once done, roll out the dough until it’s about 1/8 inch thick.
Transfer to a pie pan that is 9 inches in diameter.
Press the dough onto the bottom and the sides of the pan.
Remove the excess dough and gently pierce the bottom of the dough using a fork.
Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
Once done, place a parchment paper on top of the dough and fill with rice, dry beans, or any pie weights.
Bake in a preheated oven for 15 minutes at 350 F.
Remove the weights and the parchment paper.
Bake for additional 10 minutes or until the crust is slightly golden.
Pour lemon mixture on the pie crust.
Bake at 300 F for 20 minutes or until the mixture is set.
Remove from the oven.
Let it cool, then refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
Once done, remove from the pie pan.
Cut into servings and enjoy!

Lemon Tart Recipe
Images – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YX-O7OKXT3Q

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