Tart Dough Filled with Lemon Curd Recipe

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Hello and happy summer to all.


I decided to make a perfect take-along dessert. Lemon tartlets they always seem to be my go-to a picnic dessert

(I just never make enough!)





1 Lemon Curd Recipe:




Tartlet Dough Recipe:




1 1/2 cups flour

1/2 teaspoon salt

4 tablespoons chilled unsalted butter

1/4 cup shortening

Mix flour and salt. Add the butter and shortening using a pastry blender tool or 2 knives. Continue until it makes coarse-looking crumb. Add the water, 1 tablespoon at a time stirring with a fork after each addition just enough water to forms a dough. Using floured hands make a flat disk. This can now be used to cut out the tartlets, quiche or anything else you need a pastry dough for. This makes enough for one 9 inch quiche or tart shell. Around 8 to 12 miniature individual tart pans. Cool and fill. If not using immediately refrigerate up to 2 days.



Suggestions for dessert tarts: Optional filling: chocolate or vanilla pudding. You can garnish with whipped cream or meringue.


Check out these Lemon Coconut Pie Squares too they are amazing!




                  

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