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Tarte au Citron
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Description

Simply delicious lemon tart!

Servs: 8-10 Cooking time: 35min
Ingredients

Pastry

175g
Plain white flour
120g
Unsalted butter
½tsp
Salt
2-3tbsp
Iced Water

Filling

2-3
Organic Lemons
60ml
Crème Fraiche (or double cream)
150ml
Lemon juice
100g
Caster Sugar
4
Eggs
3
Egg Yolks
Icing sugar for dusting
Method
1)
Preheat the oven to 190°C/375°F/Gas 5
Prepare the pastry and use to line a 23cm/9inch flan tin, prick the base of the pastry.
Line the pastry case with foil and fill with baking beans, bake for 15 minutes, remove the foil and beans, continue baking for 5-7 minutes until golden.
2)
To prepare the filling: Place the lemon rind, juice and sugar in a bowl. Beat until combined then gradually add the crème fraiche and beat till well blended.
Beat in the eggs one at a time then beat in the egg yolks, pour into the pastry case.
Bake for 15-20 minutes, until the filling is set, if it starts to brown too quick cover with foil.
Leave to cool and dust with Icing sugar before serving.


Submitted by: Cheryl - 11/03/2014