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Lemon Cream Tart

Prep time 30 mins
Yield 8 Servings
Less than 30 minutes to prep, costing about  77¢ per serving, this dreamy lemon tart is practically perfect. Grab a fork and enjoy.

Ingredients

  • 9-inch baked vanilla wafer or graham cracker Cookie Crumb Crust
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 large egg yolks
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated fresh lemon peel
  • 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoon confectioners' sugar

Nutrition Information

  • calories 562
  • fat 36 g
  • satfat 19 g
  • protein 5 g
  • carbohydrate 57 g
  • fiber 1 g
  • cholesterol 169 mg
  • sodium 262 mg

How to Make It

  1. Prepare crumb crust. Then combine first 6 ingredients in a medium saucepan, whisking well. Bring to a boil over medium heat, whisk constantly for about 8 minutes.

  2. Remove from heat and stir in lemon peel, juice and butter. Pour into pie crust. Cover top of tart with wax paper. Chill at least 3 hours or overnight.

  3. To serve, whip cream and confectioners' sugar until stiff. Spoon or decoratively pipe whipped cream on top of tart.