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Sweet and Simple Lemon Tart

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  • Prep

    15 m
  • Cook

    30 m
  • Ready In

    1 h 15 m
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Recipe by  luvluv1

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Ingredients

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Original recipe yields 1 8x8-inch tart

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease an 8x8-inch baking pan.
  2. Combine butter with 1/4 cup confectioners' sugar in a bowl until smooth; stir in 1 cup flour. Press dough into prepared baking pan; pierce crust with fork in several places to prevent crust from puffing up during baking.
  3. Bake crust in the preheated oven until slightly golden brown, 10 to 15 minutes. Let cool.
  4. Whisk white sugar and eggs in a bowl; stir 3 tablespoons flour into mixture and add lemon juice, lemon peel, and salt. Whisk until thoroughly combined. Pour mixture into baked tart crust.
  5. Bake until filling is set, 20 to 25 minutes. Let cool and dust with 3 tablespoons confectioners' sugar.

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Reviews (3)

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SarahGraceness
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SarahGraceness

Good recipe, just touched it up a bit. I used half almond flour and half all purpose flour for the crust and added an extra egg yolk to the filling. Also, by using 1/8 cup of brown sugar and 1/8 cup confectioners sugar in the crust mixture, I was able to cut the filling sugar down to 3/4 cup. Added an extra egg yolk to the filling as well to make it more custard-y. It was awesome I will definitely make this again.

kbary
2

kbary

This tart was a big hit at my house. I used a nonstick tart pan with a removable bottom for a nice presentation, and had no problem with the moistness of the dough. I love lemon, so I used a little extra juice and zest, which was a nice counterpoint to the sweet crust. This was simple to make and I will definitely make it again.

cmoore
2

cmoore

had a lot of trouble pressing the dough into the pan - it kept crumbling and not adhering to the bottom of the pan (I used a glass pan). Finally found I could get it to stick if I used a fork dipped into hot water. Kind of a pain :{

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Nutrition

Amount Per Serving (16 total)

  • Calories
  • 154 cal
  • 8%
  • Fat
  • 6.5 g
  • 10%
  • Carbs
  • 22.9 g
  • 7%
  • Protein
  • 1.8 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol
  • 42 mg
  • 14%
  • Sodium
  • 86 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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