Lemon tart has balanced sweet and tangy flavour .Dish is complete in iteself in terms of flavours and textures.
For short crust pastry.
1 cup maida
1/2 cup.chilled butter cut in cubes
2 tbsp powdered sugar
Chilled water required to bring dough together
4 egg yolk
3 tbsp lemon juice
3 tbsp butter
4 tbsp sugar
110 gm castor sugar
1/2 tsp cream of tartar
1 tsp vanilla essence
2 egg white
For short crust pastry mix flour.and sugar . To this add butter and rub with both hands to get bread crumbs consistency.
Next add chilled water ad required to bring dough together.cling wrap and keep in fridge for 30 mins.
For lemon curd. In s sauce pan add egg yolk, sugar and lemon juice. Mix well. Now switch on flame and cook on low flame. .
Keep stirring while cooking till it thickens and start coating back of spoon .
Let it cool.
For tart shell . Roll chilled dough and place it on tart mould.Remove excess.
Blind bake for 20 mins at 190 degree. Then remove beans and bake for another 5 min .
Cool it .Now fill lemon curd in cooked tart shell
For meringue . Whisk egg white. When it thickens add sugar spoon by spoon.
Whisk till it attain soft peak consistency.
Fill in a piping bag . And pipe meringue kisses.
Bake at 120 degree for 90 mins s till it is crisp from all sides .
Assemble the dessert as shown in pic
- For lemon curd don’t cook egg m8xture on.higj flame
- For crispy tart shell don’t overwork dough just bring it together .
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