Delicious Lemon Tart Recipe

Delicious Lemon Tart RecipeIt's time to dig in a lemony sweet delight you're going to love to the core. Tarts are popular all over the globe and nowadays there are literally countless ways to make this mouth-watering dessert. Lemon tart is quite easy-to-make and requires few ingredients. The quantity of lime juice and lemon zest can be moderated as per your preference. Although this tart is served at the room temperature, I prefer the overnight refrigerated version. If you like, you can dust these delicious pastries with icing sugar though I love to present the plain version. You can also use this recipe to make orange tart replacing lemon with orange. So, here we go to make this awesome lemon tart recipe in a few simple steps.

Delicious Lemon Tart Recipe
Delicious Lemon Tart Recipe

Delicious Lemon Tart Recipe

Do once try this delicious and easy lemon tart preparation consisting of fresh lime juice and zest which gives it a refreshing and an irresistible flavor.

Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Cooking time: 50 minutes
Servings: 12 to 14 slices

    Ingredients (Crust):
  • 1-1/2 cups plain flour
  • 130 gm butter (unsalted)
  • 1/2 cup icing sugar
  • 3 large egg yolks
  • Ingredients (Filling):
  • 140 gm castor sugar
  • 4 medium-sized eggs
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 2 tsp lemon zest
  • 160 ml double cream


  1. Combine all the crust ingredients and blend in a food processor until you get a smooth dough base.
  2. Flatten the pastry dough in a tart tin (approx 22cm to 24cm diameter) and cut out the extra dough from the edges.
  3. Gently press the raw crust with your fingers and refrigerate the tart tin for about 45 minutes.
  4. Preheat oven to 170° C.
  5. Transfer the tart tin to the oven and bake the crust for about 20 to 25 minutes.
  6. Take a large bowl and add castor sugar, eggs, lemon juice, lemon zest, and double cream.
  7. Whip it briskly until you get a smooth filling liquid.
  8. Pour it within half-baked crust and transfer the tart tin back to the oven.
  9. Bake for about 30 minutes.
  10. Let the tart cool down to the room temperature.
  11. Slice the tart with a sharp knife.
  12. Serve with whipped cream.