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Tart Lemon Tart

Ingredients & Directions

Sweet pastry tart crust 1/4 c Orange juice
3/4 c Sugar; granulated Decoration:
2 oz Butter 1 Lemon; thin sliced
4 Eggs 1/2 c -Water
Lemon zest; 1 lemon 1/2 c Sugar
3/4 c Lemon juice 1/4 c Sugar; icing

Make pastry. Chill at least 1/2 hr before serving. Use flan tin with
removable bottom. Preheat oven to 375F. While pastry is baking, cream
together butter & sugar till light & fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time,
beating after each addition, add lemon zest and beat again. Pour in
orange and lemon juices and beat again. Set aside. When tart has
cooled a little, patch any holes if necessary. Beat filling again
till smooth and bake for 25-30 minutes or till filling is set. If
browning too much, cover edges with foil. Cool and add lemon
decoration if you wish. Lemon decoration: While tart is baking slice
lemon into thin rounds. Bring 1/2 cup water & 1/2 cup sugar to a
boil. Add lemon slices and simmer gently for 10 minutes. Remove from
heat and allow to cool in syrup. When tart has cooled some, arrange
lemon slices on top,put icing sugar in small sieve and sprinkle over
top. It will melt on the lemon slices so that they show through.

1 servings

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