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Lemon Tarts


Cooking time: 15 mins (conv) and 4 mins (micro)
For Tarts
1 cup flour
½ cup butter
½ tbsp castor sugar (powder sugar)
¼ tsp baking powder
a pinch of salt
3 – 4 tbsp ice cold water

For Lemon filling
2 tbsp flour
2 tbsp corn starch
1 cup sugar
2 tbsp butter
½ cup lemon juice
2 – 3 drops of edible yellow colour
4 tbsp cold water
To garnish
Glaced cherries

1. Preheat the oven at 230 degree Celsius. Sieve flour, baking powder and salt together.
2. Add sugar, butter and ice cold water. Knead a hard dough. Refrigerate for 20 mins.
3. Roll out the dough almost ¼” thick. Cut into small tarts with biscuit cutter.
4. Press into small tart shells. Prick them with fork all over.
5. Bake at 230 degree Celsius for 10 – 15 mins. at lower rack at convection mode.
6. Once the shells are ready, set aside to cool them.
7. Mix all the ingredients for filling in a microwave safe bowl and microwave at 100% power for 4 – 5 mins or till thick.
8. Cool it. Fill this mixture in tart shells and garnish with cold sweet cream and fresh fruits.

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Rekha September 13, 2013 - 2:36 am


Rekha September 13, 2013 - 2:11 am

I think it is written in a easy to understand and follow way.


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