mini lemon tarts

★★★★★ 2
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By Ilean Maite Benvenuti
from Philadelphia, PA

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

★★★★★ 2
serves 12
prep time 15 Min
cook time 25 Min

Ingredients For mini lemon tarts

  • 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

  • 1
    Make 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.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, 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.
  • 3
    Preheat 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.
  • 4
    Spoon 2 1/2 teaspoons lemon curd in each pastry case. Topped wth whipped cream and lemon rind.
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