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EASY LEMON TART Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
THE TORONTO STAR- THURSDAY NOV 23, 1996 (Mary McGrath)

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
PASTRY
1C all purpose Flour
3tbsp granulated Sugar
pinch Salt
1/2C cold Butter
1tbsp White Vinegar OR Lemon Juice
2tbsp Apricot Jam

FILLING
5 Eggs
1C granulated Sugar
1/2C freshly squeezed Lemon Juice
1/2C Whipping Cream

toasted and chopped Almonds- OPTIONAL

Directions:
Directions:
To make pastry, combine flour, sugar and salt in a food processor, with metal blade-Pulse just until blended
Add butter cut into 6 cubes
Pulse
Add vinegar
Process to form ball

Place dough in centre of 10-inch tart pan with removable bottom
Wth palms, press dough from middle to outside edges
Using fingertips, press dough up edges of pan until even with rim
Refrigerate at least 30mins
Spread crust bottom with jam

To prepare filling, combine eggs, sugar and lemon juice
Whisk until blended
Add cream and blend

Place tart on baking sheet
Pour filling into crust

Bake on bottom rack 400F for 20-25mins OR until crust is golden and filling's set in centre

Cool completely before serving

Garnish with almonds before serving

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
12 SERVINGS
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
LEMON TARTS, THOUGH WONDERFUL CSN OFTEN BE DIFFICULT TO PREPARE, BUT NOT THIS ONE. THE NO-FAIL PASTRY CAN BE MAKE IN A FOOD PROCESSOR, THEN PATTED INTO THE PAN. THE FILLING IS SIMPLE TOO. CREDIT GOES TO THE NEW CHATELAINE COOKBOOK (MACMILLAN)

 

 

 

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