Monday, May 13, 2013

Strawberry Lemon Curd Tarts




Shortcrust pastry tarts filled with delicious lemon curd, topped with fresh strawberries and pistachio nuts. Easy to make and absolutely fantastic! The finishing glaze on the strawberries is non-cornstarch based making for a wonderful experience of taste and texture,. it's also healthier for you.

Ingredients

Shortcrust pastry

2 cups of flour
1 cup of butter
salt (approximately 1 teaspoon)
1/2 cup of water

Lemon Curd

7 ounces of sugar
7 ounces of lemon juice
3 whole eggs + 2 egg yolks
6 tablespoons of butter

Topping

1 pint to 1 quart of strawberries

Fruit Glaze
1 1/2 cups of water
1 tsp lemon juice
1 cup of sugar
dash of lemon zest

Yields approximately 15 tarts depending on the size of the tart shells you are using.




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