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  COOKING TIME

90 minutes

  MAKES

six to eight, well OK 4!

  DIFFICULTY

Intermediate

  NUTRITION

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Lemon Tart

You just can’t beat the sharp refreshing flavour of lemon, and this is our favourite! A classic lemon tart recipe is just the ticket for everyone’s repertoire.

 

In today’s podcast, Paul and Diana show you how easy it is to make your own, not to mention so much healthier!

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PODCAST NOTES

For the pastry

 

300 g plain flour

 

150 g butter

 

1 beaten egg

 

25 g caster sugar

 

2 tablespoons of very cold water

 

 

For the filling

 

 

5 medium egga

 

150 ml double (heavy) cream

 

200 g golden caster sugar

 

4 medium lemons or 3 large ones (zest and juice)

 

A little icing sugar to dust

 

 

Grease a 23 cm loose bottomed flan dish

 

 

Make the pastry by sifting the flour and sugar, rubbing in the butter and adding the egg and a little ice cold water to combine to a dough.

 

 

Roll out the pastry until it is about 5 mm thick and line the flan tin, making sure it is well pushed in. Cover and chill for 30 minutes in the fridge.

 

 

Place some parchment over the pastry add your baking beans and bake for 10 minutes at 190C, 375 F, Gas 5

 

 

Remove the beans and then bake for a further ten minutes.

 

 

Beat the eggs and and cream together and then whisk in all the other ingredients and pour over the pastry.

 

 

Bake for 30 minutes at 160C, 325F, Gas 3

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