Mini lemon tarts

Ilean Maite Benvenuti

By
@Chefhun

These tangy bites will steal your heart. They are perfect for Christmas parties. Hope U enjoy.


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Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
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Serves:
12
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
25 Min

Ingredients

1
egg
1
egg yolk
1/3
sugar
1 tsp
grated lemon rind and 2 ounces of lemon juice
2 oz
butter chopped
lemon rind, grated (to serve)

FOR THE CRUST

1 1/2
sheets of ready rolled short crusts(save time)

WHIPPED CREAM (TO SERVE)

Step-By-Step

1Make lemon curd: Place egg, egg yolk, sugar, lemon rind and lemon juice in a heavy-based saucepan. Whisk to combine. Add butter. Place over medium heat. Cook, whisking, for 7 to 8 minutes or until mixture coats the back of a spoon. Remove from heat. Stand for 5 minutes. Pour into a small bowl. Cover surface with plastic wrap. Set aside to cool completely.

2Meanwhile, lightly grease a 12-hole, 1 1/2 tablespoon-capacity mini muffin pan. Using a 6.5cm cutter, cut 12 rounds from pastry. Press pastry rounds into prepared pan. Pierce bases with a fork. Freeze for 10 to 15 minutes or until firm.

3Preheat oven to 350F. Bake pastry cases for 15 to 16 minutes or until light golden. Cool in pan for 10 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.

4Spoon 2 1/2 teaspoons lemon curd in each pastry case. Topped wth whipped cream and lemon rind.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies, Other Desserts
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #lemon, #Party, #curd, #bites