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Baking recipes: Make delicious lemon tart at home

Pinkvilla logo Pinkvilla 14-09-2021 Samarpita Yashaswini

Baking is an incredibly fun activity. You can unwind and forget all your troubles while baking and can enjoy the beauty of creating something delicious. A popular baking dish is a lemon tart. Lemon tart is basically a dessert that involves a pastry shell with a lemon-flavoured filling. It is quick to cook and can be made at home in just 4 steps.


So follow this super simple recipe given below to make wholesome and filling lemon tart at home in just 4 quick steps.

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Step 1


Combine 500grams of plain flour and 140 grams of icing sugar in a bowl. To this, add 250 grams of unsalted butter and 4 egg yolks. Make two balls out of this dough and then flatten these out with a rolling pin. Cover with cling film and refrigerate for half an hour.


Step 2


To prepare the filling for the tart, beat together 5 eggs, 140 grams of caster sugar, 150ml of double cream and the juice of 2 lemons in a bowl. Sieve this mixture and then add 2 tbsp lemon zest to it.

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Step 3


Roll the pastry dough and flatten it. Then place it on a tart tin and refrigerate for half an hour. Line the tart with foil and fill it with rice. Bake the tart at 160 degrees celsius for 25 minutes. 


Step 4


Once done, pour the lemon mixture into the tart and bake for another 30 minutes. Carefully take it out from the tart tin and serve.


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