Free shipping within the UK

Summer Lemon Tart

July 11, 2016

Summer Lemon Tart

A refreshing and palette cleansing dessert to round off an outdoorsy summer meal.  Even better served with additional fresh fruit and cream!

You'll need the following ingredients

For the pastry:

  • 75g of butter
  • 4 tablespoons of icing sugar
  • 125g of plain flour
  • half a teaspoon of vanilla extract

For the lemon filling:

  • 3 eggs
  • 3 tablespoons of plain flour
  • 200g caster sugar
  • 1 tablespoon of lemon zest
  • 4 tablespoons of lemon juice

Serves 12 slices

Here's what to do

  1. Start by making the base.  Add the flour, icing sugar, vanilla extract and chopped butter in to a bowl and rub together between your fingertips until well mixed and it starts to combine.  Add small amounts of water if more moisture is needed. 

  2. Once you have a smooth dough, dust some flour on to a clean surface and roll out.  We use a 25cm diameter tart case so roll the pastry to 30 cm diameter.  Drape over the tart case so there is an overhang of pastry on the sides. Make sure the pastry is pushed in to all corners and nooks in the case. Chill in the fridge for 20 mins. Heat oven to 200C/fan 180C/gas mark 6.

  3. Remove the base from the fridge and lightly prick it with a fork.  Cover the pastry with foil and fill with baking beans.  Put the tart case in the oven for about 15mins.

  4. Whilst the base is cooking you can get started on the lemon filling.  Whisk the eggs, flour and sugar together in a large bowl and once combined, add the lemon zest and juice.  Whisk again until smooth.

  5. Take the base from the oven  and remove the foil and baking beans.  Pour the lemon filling in to the base and return it to the oven for a further 15-20mins or until the filling solidifies. 

Remove from oven and allow to cool.  Once cool, sieve icing sugar over the tart and serve with fresh fruit and cream.  Garnish with a sprig of mint.





Leave a comment

Comments will be approved before showing up.


Also in Feeling Outdoorsy News

Baking Banana Bread On The BBQ
Baking Banana Bread On The BBQ

March 24, 2018

If you have a well insulated BBQ such as the Kamado Joe or Halo CoolTouch, you can bake a whole host of delicious cakes and breads over the grill using indirect heat.  Here's our favourite recipe for banana bread that we'd recommend trying.

View full article →

Petromax Atago Grill
Tried and Tested: The Petromax Atago

March 09, 2018

We first saw this striking grill at an outdoor expo and instantly fell in love with it.  Since then we’ve seen it used in multiple ways, from a traditional BBQ to a fire pit to a heat source for suspending Dutch ovens over.  We decided to put it through its paces ourselves…

View full article →

Kamado Joe Classic Joe II
What's new about the Classic Joe II & Big Joe II?

March 09, 2018

We have been big fans of the Kamado Joe range for several years and were very excited last year when they launched new and improved versions of their two flagship grills – the Classic Joe and the Big Joe.  Here we take a closer look at the new features and how they can improve your BBQ-ing experience.

View full article →