Easy tarte au citron (Lemon tart)

6 - 8


This is really the simplest dessert. It has a beutiful clean fresh flavour and is the perfect end to a meal, or just as much of a treat with cup of tea or to share on a picnic.

Cook’s Tips:

Recipe tested in an 800 watt microwave – adjust cooking times to suit the wattage of your microwave. Alternatively bake in an oven at Gas Mark 5/190°C for 20-25 minutes.


Ingredients checklist

Nutritional values

The nutritional value of this recipe:
kCals Fat Saturated fat Salt Carbohydrates Sugar Fibre
Values shown are approximate.
437Kcal p/s26.5g7.0g0.5g43.5g26.9g0.7g


Step 1

Preheat the oven to Gas Mark 6/200°C. Line the flan case with greaseproof and cover with baking beans or uncooked rice.

Step 2

Bake for 15 - 18 minutes in oven until golden brown. Allow to cool slightly and remove greaseproof paper and baking beans. Combine all filling ingredients in a jug.

Step 3

Place flan case in microwaveable flan dish. Pour filling into flan case. Microwave on full power for 5 minutes, then allow to stand for 5 minutes. Check that the centre is firm to touch, cook for a further 30-45 seconds if necessary.

Step 4

Allow to cool, serve warm or chilled dusted with icing sugar and decorate with thin slices of lemon. Served with whipped cream or ice cream.

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