This tart combination of lemon curd and strawberry is really delicious.
Lemon curd can be used as toppings for any type of desserts, Having lemon curd always in
your fridge will never make you run out of desserts.You can serve with cake ,fruits scones ,eclairs ,biscuits ,cheesecake …..
The tart shells can be made beforehand and stored in the fridge .
This tart can be used with any filling you like .
Now for the recipe…
INGREDIENTS FOR THE TART
75 gm icing sugar or powdered sugar
75 gm butter
a pinvh of salt
Mix all the ingredients together to make a into portions of your choice.
Roll out on a floured board and bake the tarts at 180 C.for 20-25 minutes or till done.
(prick the base with a fork before baking to avoid puffing .
INGREDIENTS FOR THE LEMON CURD
1 cup (100 gm)sugar
50 ml freshly squeezed lemon juice
2 tsp.grated lemon zest
Mix all the ingredients except the butter in a double boiler ,untill thick.
Remove from fire and add butter and mix well to get the velvetty look.
Tip:1. (For those who have the fear of curdling use 2 tsp cornflour when cooking.If it becomes too thick you can add a little fresh cream to adjust the consistency you require.)
2.For eggless lemon curd ,2 tblsp.cornflour and cream may be used
Pour into already baked tart shells and top with slices of strawberry or any fruit of your choice.