Lemon meringue tart-Delices & Gourmandises style

P1220898With Delices & Gourmandises lemon meringue tart, add a zest of exotic flavour to your favorite desert. Indeed, lemon is famous for being beneficial to the health with its nourishing elements and remains one of the most appreciated ingredient as far as pastries are concerned. Very healthy and delicious at taste, its recipe is quite simple kindly given by Delices & Gourmandises.

Ingredients

• 1 teaspoon vinegar or lemon juicecitrons
• 1/2 cup caster sugar
• 3 egg-whites
• 1 sheet sweet short-crust pastry (see tip)
• 1 cup water
• 1/2 cup lemon juice
• 1/2 cup sugar
• 1/4 cup cornflour
• 2 tablespoons plain flour
• 2 egg-yolks
• 30 g butter
• 1 lemon, finely grated rind

Directions

-Preheat oven to hot, 200°C
-Ease pastry into a 28 cm pie plate (or flantin with removable base), trimming edges. Line with baking paper and rice. Bake blind for 10mn. Remove filling and bake for a further 5mn, until golden.
-Meanwhile, in a saucepan, combine water, juice, sugar and flours. Bring the boil on a medium heat, stirring constantly, until the mixture boils and thickens. Simmer for 3 mn.
-Beat in yolks butter and rind. Cool slightly
Meringue :
Beat egg-whites in a clean bowl with an electric mixer until sort peaks form. Gradually add sugar, beating until sugar dissolves and foam is stiff, thick and glossy. Beat in vinegar.
-Spoon meringue on top of firm filling. Bake for 5-10 minutes, until lightly browned. Serve with cream if desired.

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Posted on October 13, 2014, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. This is just the best dessert I’ve ever eaten in my life 😀 Thanks for the recipe by the way, I’m looking forward to my next order 😉

  2. I have not managed to do exactly as pictured but my lemon tart was delicious! Thank you for this recipe Delices & Gourmandises

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