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Small Lemon Tarts

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Ingredients
  Soft butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Egg yolks 1
  Whole egg 1
  Lemon rind 1⁄2 , grated (from 1/2 lemon)
  Lemon 2 , juiced
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat the oven to 275°F.
2) In a blender, place together butter, flour, sugar and salt.
3) Process the butter mixture until well blended and form into soft dough.
4) In a tray with 12 small non-stick tart tin, push down small amount of the flour mixture.
5) Pierce the base of each with a fork.
6) Bake for 20 minutes in the oven or until lightly browed.

MAKING
7) In a bowl, beat the eggs for 3 minutes or until fluffy.
8) Slowly add the sugar and beat continuously.
9) Stir in the lemon juice, rind and butter.
10) In the top part of a double boiler, pour the egg mixture and beat until thick.
11) Remove from the double boiler and allow it to cool
12) Spoon the egg mixture equally in all the tart shells.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Continental
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Occasion: 
Halloween
Ingredient: 
Lemon
Interest: 
Party, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes
Ready In: 
60 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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