Lemon Butter Tarts

These recipe is a great twist on the classic butter tart, and is a
perfect spring time treat!
=95 1/2 cup butter
=95 2 teaspoons lemon zest
=95 1/3 cup lemon juice
=95 1 1/2 cups white sugar
=95 3 eggs
=95 2 egg yolks
=95 12 (3 inch) tart shells, baked
=95 3 egg whites
=95 1/4 cup white sugar
1. Melt butter or margarine in a saucepan. Add rind, lemon juice, and
1 1/2 cups sugar. Beat eggs and egg yolks until thick, and add to
lemon butter mixture. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly until
thick. Chill.
2. Beat 3 egg whites until stiff. Gradually add 1/4 cup sugar, and
continue beating until stiff and glossy. Fill baked tart shells with
lemon custard, and top with meringue.
3. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) just until tarts are a
delicate brown color.
Reply to
Nicky Cottee
that one was kool.....
Specially related to this one, I found this blog who discusses "twist" tastes from wround the world
'The Dark Truth'
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