Mini lemon tarts

1
Ilean Maite Benvenuti

By
@Chefhun

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

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
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)

How to Make Mini lemon tarts

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.

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About Mini lemon tarts

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