Tart Lemon Triangles

Tart Lemon Triangles


"This is a lovely conclusion to an elegant spring dinner! I garnish them with whipped cream, a strawberry fan and a sprig of mint."


35 m servings 291 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 291 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 10.7 g
  • 16%
  • Carbs:
  • 45.7g
  • 15%
  • Protein:
  • 4.4 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 93 mg
  • 31%
  • Sodium:
  • 88 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Process butter, 1/4 cup confectioners' sugar and 1 cup flour in food processor 10 seconds, or blend with pastry blender. Pat dough evenly into 9 inch round pie plate.
  3. Bake 12 to 15 minutes, until golden.
  4. Combine eggs, white sugar, lemon zest, lemon juice and 3 tablespoons flour and mix until smooth; pour mixture over hot crust.
  5. Bake 15 to 20 minutes more, until firm. Let cool completely in baking dish. Sprinkle with confectioners' sugar and cut into 12 triangles.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.
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  1. 164 Ratings


These were just OK. I used egg beaters to reduce the cholesterol, and the filling tasted just so-so. The crust was good though, although 3/8 c butter is an odd measurement, isn't it? (it's 6 ...

I like to have something lemon for dessert on Easter, and since I don't do meringue well I decided to try this in place of lemon meringue pie. I expected something more like a pie, which this i...

Overall, I found this recipe to be quite good. It is a perfect blend of sugar and lemon. Not too sweet or too tart. My only complaint would be that it was not clear how much filling there would ...

Instead of one large pie, i poured the mixture into a bunch of small torte shells - it turned out wonderfully!

This recipe was quick and easy to make. The taste was great, it wasn't so sweet that you forgot it was supposed to be lemon like so many other recipes. If you are planning on doubling the reci...

This is great! I made it in an 8x8 glass pan and it turned out perfectly. I cooked mine for EXACTLY 15 minutes in a gas oven and it was just right. One time I left it in there for closer to 2...

These refreshing bars are just delicious and so easy to make. Next time, I may cut back just a bit on the sugar, as we like them tart. Will also need to double the recipe, as they went too fas...

So lemony and delicious! I thought the crust was going to be dry because it was before baking, but it came out perfect!! I didn't make any changes and can't wait to make it again :)

These were great. I made them for a work event, and everyone loved them, I made twice the recipie, and they were all gone within a few hours. I added a little bit more than 1 tbl of lemon zes...