Thursday, June 10, 2010

lemon tarts

Recipe of lemon tarts

Ingredients for crust

Butter 4 ounce

Castor sugar 2 ½ ounces

Flour 6 ounce

Egg yolk 1

Ingredients for filling

Water ½ cup

Sugar ½ cup

Egg yolks 2

Vanilla custard powder 1 tbsp

Corn flour 1 tbsp

Lemon juice 2 tbsp

Butter 1 tbsp

Yellow color few drops

Method for crust

Beat butter, add sugar, and beat till fluffy. Add in yolk fold in flour, knead with a soft hand and form into dough, keep in fridge for 15 minutes. Sprinkle flour on table. Roll the dough. Cut with a 3 inches round cutter. And put in a tart tray and bake on 180 degrees for 20 minutes

Method for filling

Mix corn flour, custard powder, water, sugar and yolks well. And cook on low heat stirring continuously till mixture thickens. Remove. Add lemon juice and yellow color. Fill mixture in icing bag and pipe onto baked tarts. Decorate with a piece of cherry.

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