Luscious lemon tart
Finish your weekend off on a sweet note with a delicious lemon tart. There are hundreds of ways to make the perfect lemon tart but we prefer Heston Blumenthal’s recipe for optimal results and just the right texture – not too soft or too firm. Remember to use good lemons for better acidity and a fuller flavour. Here’s what you’ll need: Ingredients Pastry: 300 g (2 cups) plain flour 150 g unsalted butter ½ tsp salt 120 g icing sugar 3large egg yolks ½ vanilla bean, seeds scraped ½ lemon, zest finely grated 1egg, for the egg wash Filling: 5lemons, zest finely grated and juiced 300 ml double cream 390 g white caster sugar 9large eggs 1 large egg yolk Find the instructions here. Visit http://www.sbs.com.au/food for more recipes.