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Lemon Tarts

No recipe image available.Tarts filled with smooth, sweet-tart lemon curd in a buttery pastry crust.

Recipe Ingredients:

1/2 cup butter or margarine
2 cups granulated sugar
6 large eggs
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
3/4 cup granulated sugar
2/3 cup lemon juice
1 tablespoon grated lemon peel
Pastry dough for double (9-inch) crust pie
1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg

Cooking Directions:

  1. Cream 1/2 cup butter; gradually add 2 cups sugar, beating well. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  2. Combine flour and 3/4 cup sugar; add to the creamed mixture alternately with lemon juice, beginning and ending with the flour mixture. Stir in grated lemon peel.
  3. Form pastry dough into 3-inch tarts and sprinkle lightly with nutmeg.
  4. Divide the filling among the tarts.
  5. Place the tarts on an ungreased baking sheet and bake at 350°F (175°C) for 15 to 20 minutes, or until lightly browned.

Makes 8 servings.