Dainty Lemon Tarts

Oxmoor House
about 8 dozen


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2 cups sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons grated lemon rind
1/2 cup lemon juice
1 cup butter or margarine
4 eggs, beaten
Whipped cream (optional)
Blueberries (optional)


Combine first 4 ingredients in top of a double boiler; bring water to a boil. Reduce heat to low and cook, stirring constantly, until butter melts.

Gradually stir about one-fourth of hot mixture into eggs; add to remaining hot mixture, stirring constantly. Cook in top of double boiler, stirring constantly, 20 minutes or until thickened. Chill 2 hours. Spoon 1 teaspoon filling into each tart shell. Garnish each tart with whipped cream and blueberries, if desired.

Created date

February 2010