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Lemon Cheese Tartlets

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Ingredients
For pastry
  All purpose flour 250 Milliliter (1 Cup)
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Butter 90 Milliliter (6 Tablespoon)
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon, squeezed
  Egg yolk 1
For filling
  Sugar 125 Milliliter (1/2 Cup)
  Cornstarch 45 Milliliter (3 Tablespoon)
  Flour 45 Milliliter (3 Tablespoon)
  Water 165 Milliliter (2/3 Cup)
  Egg yolks 2
  Lemon 1 , rind grated
  Butter 45 Milliliter (3 Tablespoon)
  Lemon juice 85 Milliliter (1/3 Cup)
Directions

Preheat oven to 450°F (230°C).
Sift flour and salt in a bowl.
Rub in butter.
Add lemon juice and egg yolk to form dough.
Knead on lightly floured board.
Roll out cough till 1/8 inch thin (3 mm).
Cut with fluted cookie cutter into 2 inch (5 cm) rounds.
Line tart tins with pastry rounds.
Prick base and sides of pastry shells.
Bake for 8-10 minutes.
Cool on cake rack.
Cut pastry strips from remaining dough, twist and bake on tray for 6-8 minutes.
To make filling, combine sugar, corn-, starch, flour and water.
Stir over low heat until mixture simmers and thickens.
Remove from heat.
Add yolks, lemon rind, butter and lemon juice.
Set aside to cool.
Spoon lemon cheese mixture into tart shells.
Decorate with pastry twist, if desired.
Allow to cool completely to serve.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Baked
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian

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