Lemon Tart
Preparation Difficulty
1,5 hours ★★✩✩✩

Appropriate for 8 servings


For The Pastry

For The Filling

  • 150ml double cream (heavy cream)
  • 140gr caster sugar
  • 5 whole eggs
  • 3 lemons, the juice only
  • 2 tablespoons of lemon zest

+ Some powdered sugar for the garnish


For The Pastry

  1. Put the flour and sugar into a large bowl and mix.
  2. Mix in the butter and then the egg yolks.
  3. Roll the mixture into a ball and then flatten it. Cover the dough all over with plastic wrap and put it in the fridge for 30 minutes.
  4. Take the pastry out of the fridge and off the plastic wrap on a floured surface.
  5. Put the pastry in a tart tin and press it down until all of the tin is covered with it.
  6. Make a few holes with a fork on the pastry and put it again in the fridge for another 30 minutes.
  7. Heat the oven to 150° Celsius / 300° Fahrenheit degrees fan mode.
  8. Take the pastry out of the fridge and line it with foil. Put some rice over the foil and bake the pastry in the oven for about 10 minutes.
  9. Remove the pastry from the oven, take off the rice and foil, bake in the oven for about 20 minutes and remove from the oven.

For The filling

  1. In the meantime, beat the double cream, sugar, egg and the lemon juice together until you have a nice mixture.
  2. Stir the lemon zest into the mixture.

Bring The Pastry & Filling Together

  1. Pour the filling into the pastry in the tart tin and bake in the oven for about 35 minutes until the filling is set.
  2. Remove from the oven and let cool for a while.
  3. Garnish with the powdered sugar and serve.

Your Lemon Tart is ready!

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Hello, my name is Anastasia and I will be your host for this blog. I am a dedicated fan of Jane Austen’s writing, I love travelling, dinner with friends and I believe that there is nothing better to accompany those precious moments than a glass of perfect wine.