Lemon Tart Recipe

Lemon Tart Recipe

Lemon Tart is a delicious recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Lemon Tartlets by following this easy recipe.
Lemon Tart Recipe
Difficulty Average
Rating 7.0 / 10 (3 votes)
Recipe Type Non Veg.
  • Crust:
  • 1 Stick marzipan
  • 1 Stick butter
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 Cup flour
  • 2 tbsp Flour
  • 1 Pinch salt
  • 1/4 tsp Almond extract

  • 3 Eggs
  • 3/4 Cup Sugar
  • 3 Lemons - Juiced
  • 1 tbsp Lemon Rind - Grated
  • 3/4 Stick Butter -- Room temperature
How to make Lemon Tart:
  • Crust:
  • In a food processor, process marzipan until soft.
  • Put butter and process.
  • Add egg and blend.
  • Add flour and salt and pulse.
  • Remove dough from bowl, form into a ball, cover with plastic wrap andrefrigerate for 30 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 375 Degree F.
  • Break off bits of dough and pat into tart shells.
  • Dough yields as follows: 18 tart shells 2-1/2 inch, 36 tart shells 1-1/2 inch , 48 mini tartlet shells
  • Bake in preheated oven for 10 - 14 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Remove from oven to cool.

  • In medium saucepan whisk eggs, sugar, lemon juice and lemon rind until blended.
  • Cook over medium low heat, whisking constantly until mixture comes to a boil.
  • Immediately remove from heat and pour into bowl.
  • Cut butter into little bits and whisk into lemon mixture.
  • Refrigerate until cold.
  • Fill lemon mixture into tartlet shells.
  • Once tartlets are filled you have to freeze them in a singe layer on a cookie sheet.
  • When they are nice and frozen they can be placed into a plastic container in layers with a sheet of wax paper in between.
  • Lemon Tartlets are ready.
  • Defrost for about 10 minutes before serving.

Reviews and Ratings:
janet posted 10/02/2011
hey!! I made these tonight (tartletts) for a catering gig I have tomorrow, topped them with candied lemon slices, and they are YUMMY!!! the marzipan really sets the whole experience of mouthfeel and taste above other recipes!! thank you!!!!!