Lemon Meringue tart Recipe

Lemon Meringue tart

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1 tart crust (see banana tart recipe)

For lemon cream filling
  • 100g sugar
  • 1 egg + 2 egg yolks
  • 100ml lemon juice
  • rind of 1 lemon
  • 70g ground almonds
  • 50g melted butter

For meringue
  • 2 egg whites
  • 100g icing sugar

How to make Lemon Meringue tart

Preheat oven 180°C. Prick the tart case with a fork, place a sheet of greaseproof paper, cover with weights or beans. Bake for 10-15 mins.

Lemon cream filling :

  • Beat the eggs and sugar using a hand whisk.
  • Add lemon juice, rind, melted butter and almonds. Mix well.
  • Pour in baked tart case.
  • Bake in preheated oven (180°C) for about 15 mins.

For meringue :
  • Beat egg whites with a pinch of salt till firm. Add icing sugar. Beat till glossy.
  • Spoon meringue mixture on tart or pipe it nicely.

Place under preheated grill (150°C) till golden brown.

  • dubow
    dubow says

    oh YUM! I can sooo do with a slice of this right now!

  • Jaylene
    Jaylene says

    That looks divine.

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