Sunday, October 19, 2014

Lemon Tart

It was my niece birthday and she requested that she want only fruit tart. So I decided to bake a lemon tart and filled it with fruits (golden kiwi and strawberry). Love the sourish sweet lemony taste and is very refreshing too.





Lemon tart
  • 225g plain (all-purpose) flour
  • 125g chilled butter, cut into cubes
  • 80g icing (confectioner’s) sugar
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 1 tbsp cold water
lemon filling
  • 250ml single (pouring) cream
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 egg yolks, extra
  • 110g caster (superfine) sugar
  • 125ml lemon juice
To Make lemon filling:

-          Whisk the cream, egg, extra yolks, sugar and lemon juice in a bowl till combine.
-          Strain through a sieve and pourt into the tart shell.

Meringue:
-          1 egg white
-          Some powdered sugar

Whisk till stiff.

Methods:
1-      Mix the flour, butter and icing sugar in a mixing bowl and process until mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs.
2-     Add the egg yolks and process to combine.
3-     Add the cold water and process until the dough just come together.
4-     Turn dough onto a lightly floured surface and gently bring together to form a ball.
5-     Flatten into a disk and cling wrap and chilled it for an hour.
6-     Preheat oven to 180 degrees.
7-     Roll the pastry out between 2 sheets of non stick baking paper to about 3mm thick.
8-     Lightly greased the tart tin and rolled the pastry onto the tart tin, trim the edges and prick the base with a fork.
9-    Refrigerate for 30 mins.
1-     Line the pastry case with non stick baking paper and fill with baking weights.
1-    Bake for 15 mins, remove the paper and weights and bake for futher 10 mins or till pastry is light golden.
1-   Pour the Lemon filling into the tart shell.
1-   Bake for 30 -35 mins or until just set.
1-   Allow to cool.
1-   Pump the meringue and grilled till brownish tone.
1-   Decorate with Kiwi and Strawberry.
1-   Refrigerate until completely set.



4 comments:

Aunty Young(安迪漾) said...

Hi Cicelia,
You have a beautiful and scrumptious
lemon tart. How nice if I can have slice of it!

Cecilia Yap said...

Tks Aunty Young...how I wish we can have this over coffee together..

Edith C said...

When my birthday come, can I request too? heheh

Cecilia Yap said...

Sure Edith...