Lemon Honey Butter Tarts

Lemon Honey Butter Tarts


"My grandmother used to keep bees, and all of us tried to come up with new ways to use honey. This recipe is my contribution to the effort. I've been making them for about 20 years, with no complaints and lots of rave reviews."


50 m servings 432 cals
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Original recipe yields 9 servings



  • Calories:
  • 432 kcal
  • 22%
  • Fat:
  • 20.5 g
  • 31%
  • Carbs:
  • 58.4g
  • 19%
  • Protein:
  • 5.1 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 59 mg
  • 20%
  • Sodium:
  • 276 mg
  • 11%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. Beat eggs in a large bowl. Stir in brown sugar, honey, lemon juice, lemon zest, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt. Blend in melted butter. Fill tart shells halfway.
  3. Bake in preheated oven for 15 to 20 minutes, or until pastry is golden brown, and filling is set.


  • Optional
  • Sprinkle a combination of the following in the shells before filling with custard: Raisins, coconut, chopped nuts, currants, glace fruit, and/or chopped dried fruit.
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  1. 11 Ratings


I really like the fact that these don't try to boil over in the oven. The tart lemon contrasts nicely with the honey and brown sugar. Only one complaint. Because the lemon stops these from ta...

This was ok, but nothing really special. It looks like a butter tart, but is tart and sweet at the same time. The taste of honey was overpowering, and the spices tasted strange with the lemon....

I loved this recipe, the only thing is, i added raspberries on top for an extra kick and it made waaayy more filling than tarts, but I was more than happy to get more tarts for this delicious re...

I really like how these turned out. I did make one change by using filo cups instead of normal tarts. I just couldn't find tart shells at my grocery store. The filling is excellent. It was sweet...

This recipe was great! I made them for a dessert for my family and everyone loved them! They were all gone in no time! The spices made the lemon and honey together tasted alot like apple tarts b...

This recipe was intriguing. I read the two reviews. I took the advice of the first one and omitted the lemon juice and used soy milk instead. I omitted the cinnamon and doubled the nutmeg. I...

It is wonderful ! I checked out a couple of other reviews before I made them. And altered my recipe slightly as well. *Less nutmeg (not a fan) * Added a tbsp of flour *Added 3 or 4 raspberries ...

Wow. Absolutely Amazing. I followed Mollie Mary Frances' idea of using philo dough instead of using tart shells. I also used fresh lime juice and fresh lime zest instead of lemon, because i'm mo...