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Lemon Tarts Recipe

Lemon Tarts is a popular Continental Dessert
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On :
Friday, 22 April, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Dessert Recipe
Cuisine :
Continental Recipe
Technique :
Bake Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 4
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  • For pastry:
  • 2 cups - plain flour sifted
  • 100 gms. Cold salted Butter
  • 5-6 tbsp- chilled water
  • For filling:
  • 1/2 tin Condensed Milk
  • 2 tbsp- Lemon juice
  • 1 tsp- grated rind of fresh Lemon
  • 4-5 drops Lemon yellow color
  • 1/2 cup - whipped Cream
  • 1 tbsp- sugar, ground fine
  • 8-9 glazed Cherries
  • How to Make Lemon Tarts:

    1. Beat condensed milk, juice, colour together.
    2. Add rind, mix well.
    3. Chill till required.
    4. Beat cream till stiff, add sugar and mix.
    5. Put in a large piping bag with star nozzle.
    6. Refrigerate till required.
    7. Wash glazed cherries and drain.
    8. Chop into 4 lengthwise, and keep aside.
    9. For pastry:
    10. Cut butter into flour with a cold knife.
    11. With finger lightly mix to get a bread crumbs like mixture.
    12. Sprinkle chilled water. Use a knife or fork, and form a ball of dough.
    13. Do not handle too much, roll into thick round on a cold (marble or stone) surface.
    14. Grease small tart moulds, cut rounds of pastry, place in moulds. Press down lightly, prick gently with a fork here and there.
    15. Bake blind in preheated oven at 180 C for 15 minutes.
    16. Remove, cool, and carefully take shells out of moulds.
    17. Cool completely on a wire rack.
    18. Fill each with filling, pipe a swirl of cream, decorate with chopped cherries. Serve cold, with vanilla ice-cream if desired


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