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Lemon Tartlets Recipe

Lemon Tartlets Recipe

These bite size lemon tartlets little gems. The tart shells are essentially a simple shortbread crust. The buttery tarts are then filled with a luscious lemon curd. The perfect balance of sweet and sour.

I enjoy the tartness and fresh, crisp taste that a little lemon lends to a dish, especially when it comes to a dessert. This Lemon Tartlets recipe is the perfect balance of sweet and sour. It is an ideal spring treat or Easter dessert.

These mini lemon curd tarts are also perfect for a tea party!

When life gives you lemons… make dessert!

These bite size lemon tartlets little gems. The tart shells are essentially a simple shortbread crust. The buttery tarts are then filled with a luscious lemon curd. The perfect balance of sweet and sour.

Lemon Tartlets Dessert

These bite size lemon tartlets little gems. The tart shells are essentially a simple shortbread crust. The buttery tarts are then filled with a luscious lemon curd. I have made these scrumptious mini lemon tarts countless times throughout the years, and know you will love them.

Ingredients You’ll Need

Tart Shells

butter
sugar
eggs
all-purpose flour

Filling

eggs
sugar
butter
lemon zest
lemon juice
powdered sugar

Special Equipment

Mini Tart Pan

To form the tart shells, use your thumb, the back of a teaspoon or a handy tart tamper tool found on Amazon.

Lemon Tartlets dusted with powdered sugar

Directions

Preheat over to 325. Spray 2 mini muffin pans with PAM. In mixer bowl, beat butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add egg white; blend well. add flour; mix just until well blended. Divide into 24 pieces and drop into muffin cups. Press into tart shells.

For filling, lightly whisk eggs. Whisk in sugar and butter, lemon zest and juice. Mix well. Pour filling evenly into tart shells.

Bake 20-22 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Remove pan to cooling rack for 5 mins. Remove from pan and cool completely. Store tightly covered in refrigerator. Sprinkle with powdered sugar before serving.

YIELD: 24 tartlets

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How to Store Mini Lemon Tarts

Store leftover lemon tartlets covered, in the refrigerator. Also, you can prepare the shortbread crusts and lemon curd a couple of days ahead of time, but leave them separate. Assemble and bake the same day you plan to serve them.

Be sure to check out these other springtime desserts:

Carrot Cake Trifle

The BEST Coconut Cake

Classic Banana Pudding

These bite size lemon tartlets little gems. The tart shells are essentially a simple shortbread crust. The buttery tarts are then filled with a luscious lemon curd. The perfect balance of sweet and sour.

Lemon Tartlets Recipe

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These bite size lemon tartlets little gems. The tart shells are essentially a simple shortbread crust. The buttery tarts are then filled with a luscious lemon curd. The perfect balance of sweet and sour.
3.80 from 43 votes
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 24 tartlets
Calories 59 kcal

Ingredients
  

Tart Shells:

  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 egg white
  • 1 1/4 cups flour

Filling:

Instructions
 

  • Preheat over to 325. Spray 2 mini muffin pans with PAM. In mixer bowl, beat butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add egg white; blend well. add flour; mix just until well blended. Divide into 24 pieces and drop into muffin cups. Press into tart shells.
  • For filling, lightly whisk eggs. Whisk in sugar and butter, lemon zest and juice. Mix well. Pour filling evenly into tart shells.
  • Bake 20-22 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Remove pan to cooling rack for 5 mins. Remove from pan and cool completely. Store tightly covered in refrigerator. Sprinkle with powdered sugar before serving.

Nutrition

Serving: 1gCalories: 59kcalCarbohydrates: 11gProtein: 1gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 15mgSodium: 17mgPotassium: 24mgFiber: 1gSugar: 6gVitamin A: 43IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 10mgIron: 1mg
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