Thursday, April 7, 2011

Home Made Lemon Meringue Tart

This is a standard Lemon Meringue Tart but made with a cereal base.

Ingredients

Tart Base

3 weetbix crushed
5 almonds crushed
1 tbps of unsalted butter

Lemon Cream Filling

1 tbsp of raw sugar
1 egg white + 2 egg yolks
Juice of half of medium sized lemon
Rind of 1 medium sized lemon
1 tbsp of unsalted butter

Meringue

2 egg whites
tsp of raw sugar

Directions:

Tart Base

Melt butter and put into bowl with the crushed weetbix and almonds. Mix together and put onto flat pie or baking tray and spread out. Firm the sides and bottom of the base with fingers.

Preheat oven 180°C. Bake Base for 10-15 mins while preparing the rest of the tart as below.

Lemon Cream Filling

Beat the eggs and sugar using a hand whisk or fork.
Add lemon juice, rind and melted butter. Mix well.
Pour in baked tart base.

Bake in preheated oven (180°C) for about 15 mins.

Meringue

Beat egg whites with a pinch of salt till firm. Add sugar sugar. Beat till glossy.

Spoon meringue mixture on tart.

Place under preheated grill (150°C) till golden brown.

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