My Favorite Dessert — Lemon Tart

This is one of my favorite dessert, actually I don’t like too sweet dessert, so this sour and sweet lemon tart got my love?,I reduced the sugar and butter of the filling , you can adjust the filling to how sweet you like.


  1. Dough (8-10 7cm tart shells)
  2. 130 g cake flour
  3. 20 g almond flour
  4. 65 g unsalted cultured butter
  5. 1 g salt
  6. 50 g icing sugar
  7. 25 g whole egg liquid
  8. Brushing
  9. 20 g egg wash (two parts whole egg liquid + one part water)
  10. Lemon custard filling
  11. 100 g lemon juice
  12. 100 g caster sugar
  13. 100 g unsalted cultured butter
  14. 2 egg
  15. 1 lemon zest


  1. Combine diced cold butter and icing sugar. Cut butter into small pieces and mix with icing sugar until butter coated with icing sugar.

  2. Add cake flour and almond flour, salt. Use fingertips mix flour and butter, then add egg liquid, combine all ingredients, use spatula or hand to mix till dough formed.

  3. Roll the dough out about 0.3cm thick. Freeze for 30 minutes. Then cut into round dough (diameter 10cm)

  4. Place onto tart ring (7cm), trim the excess dough.

  5. Prick the base of the pastry case with fork. Pre-heat oven to 180 degree C, bake for 16 minutes, remove from oven, brush egg wash onto tart shells,, back to oven bake for 5 minutes.

  6. Combine lemon juice, sugar, lemon zest (leave some for garnish), egg in a sauce pan. Use double cooked method to cook the mixture, keep stirring till the mixture temperature reach 80 degree C, remove sauce pan from stove. Add cold diced butter and stir till well-mixed. Pour in pastry bag, then fill the tart shells with filling.

  7. Garnish with lemon zest. Enjoy it!

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