Lemon Tart Filling
Author : Bosch
Recipe Type : Dessert
Recipe Tags : Dessert


Ingredients :
  • 8 Large Egg Yolks
  • 1 Large Egg
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 4 Large Lemons Zested (If small 6)
  • 4 Large Lemons Juiced (about ¾ C Juice)
  • ¼ tsp Real Salt
  • ½ Stick Unsalted Butter Cut into pieces
  • ¼ cup Heavy Cream well chilled
Instructions :

INSTRUCTIONS: In a heavy bottom saucepan or double boiler place Eggs and Sugar and combine well. Add Zest, Lemons, and salt. Add Butter. Stir mixture over medium heat constantly. Filling will start to thicken in about 8 minutes in saucepan and 15-20 in double boiler. Thermometer will read 170 when finished. Strain immediately and add chilled Heavy Cream. This will balance some of the tart flavor. It is optional. Pour in warm Tart crust and bake 10-15 min at 350 or until middle still jiggles a little but outer edges are set.