Amazingly Delicious: Mom’s Lemon Tart

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Serves 10

Prep: 20 min

Cook: 45 min

 

Nutrition Facts (per 1 serving):

Calories: 354

Fat (g): 13.8

Carbs (g): 51.7

Protein (g): 5.2

 

Ingredients for the shortbread crust:

125g of sugar

1 egg

250g of flour

100g of melted butter (not liquid!)

1 lemon zest

Ingredients for the lemon dough:

200g of sugar

4 eggs

100g of melted, liquid butter

Juice of 3 lemons + enough water to obtain 150ml of liquid

 

Method for the crust:

  1. Preheat the oven to 390 °F / 200 °C.
  2. In a mixing bowl, whisk the egg with the sugar until whitened.
  3. Pour the flour in a mixing bowl and make a well at the centre (big enough to hold the egg and sugar mix).
  4. Pour the egg and sugar mix in the well, add the lemon zest and the melted butter.
  5. Mix and knead the dough until it becomes homogenous and spread with a rolling pin.
  6. Butter the oven dish you wish to use for the tart and cover with the crust.
  7. Cover with a baking sheet and bake blank for 5 min.
  8. Once cooked, gently remove the baking sheet.

Method for the lemon dough:

  1. Preheat the oven to 390 °F / 200 °C.
  2. In a mixing bowl, whisk the eggs with the sugar until whitened. Stir in the butter, lemon and water.
  3. Pour the mix on top of the crust and bake for 40 minutes.

 

Bon appétit!

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