Citrus Flavours

Citrus Flavours
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This blog has been designed to enlighten the world to sweet and savoury cusine. Personally, my favourite ingredient in cooking is citrus fruits, particually lemons, so I will try to inspire your inner chef to share the interesting flavour of lemons in the most indulgent cupcakes, muffins, cakes, slices, cookies and of course savoury dishes. My collection of recipes can be applied to any situation; formal or informal, in any case they are delicious and will interest your guests! Enjoy preparing and sharing the following recipes for what will be a memorable gathering with friends and family for any occassion.

Friday, December 17, 2010

Lemon Tart

Recipe and 1st Image from Coles
2nd Image by Yasmin

(serves 8)

This is a lemony and tasty dessert that will please many guests. As this recipe contains lemons it is growing to become one of my personal favourites. I would recommend this recipe for anyone who wants to make a reasonably quick and simple dessert to share.

(Lemon Tart)

(Lime Tart)
  • 1 sheet frozen shortcrust pastry, thawed
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/2 cup caster sugar
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • finely grated lemon rind
  • 1/2 cup cream
  • icing sugar, for dusting
  • thick cream, to serve
Preheat oven to 160'C fan-forced. Grease a 22cm pie dish. Line prepared dish with pastry. Trim edges, using scraps to patch any short sides. Chill for 15 minutes. Line pastry with baking paper and fill with rice or pastry weights. Blind Bake for 15 minutes. Remove paper or weights and bake for another 5 minutes. Cool in pan. Mix together eggs, sugar, juice, rice and cream. Pour into prepared tart shell. Bake for 30 - 35 minutes, until just set, but still wobbly. Cool in pan. Dust tart with icing sugar. Serve in wedges topped with thick cream.

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