Lemon Butter Tarts

Lemon Butter Tarts

12

"I love butter tarts, and can never get enough. This is one that I make now and then to be a little different."

Ingredients

{{adjustedServings}} servings 351 cals
Serving size has been adjusted!

Original recipe yields 12 servings

Adjust

Nutrition

Amount per serving ({{servings}} total)

  • Calories:
  • 351 kcal
  • 18%
  • Fat:
  • 16.1 g
  • 25%
  • Carbs:
  • 48.8g
  • 16%
  • Protein:
  • 4.4 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 101 mg
  • 34%
  • Sodium:
  • 177 mg
  • 7%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

On Sale

What's on sale near you.

Directions

  1. Melt butter or margarine in a saucepan. Add rind, lemon juice, and 1 1/2 cups sugar. Beat eggs and egg yolks until thick, and add to lemon butter mixture. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly until thick. Chill.
  2. Beat 3 egg whites until stiff. Gradually add 1/4 cup sugar, and continue beating until stiff and glossy. Fill baked tart shells with lemon custard, and top with meringue.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) just until tarts are a delicate brown color.
  • profile image
{{ reviewLastUpdatedDate | date: 'MM/dd/yyyy' }}

Your rating

{{ratingWords}}
Cancel
Submit

Reviews

12
  1. 15 Ratings

  2.  
  3.  
  4.  
  5.  
  6.  

Instead of 3" tarts, I made Mini Tarts (mini muffin tins) and piped the meringue on top. The custard has the most wonderful flavor of sweet and tart, they make a beautiful presentation, and no o...

Beautiful dessert! I piped the meringue onto the top so that it would look nice and completely cover the lemon butter filling without pushing any out to the sides (which happens if you try to s...

Very good! Always turn out!