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Lemon and Strawberry Tart

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  • 30 min prep time
  • 4 hr 0 min total time
  • 10 ingredients
  • 8 servings
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This super-simple lemon and strawberry tart is a delicious, light and fresh dessert that will WOW most everyone.

1
Pillsbury™ refrigerated pie crust, softened as directed on box
1 1/4
cups sugar
1/4
cup cornstarch
1 1/2
cups water
3
egg yolks, beaten
2
teaspoons grated lemon peel
1/3
cup lemon juice
1
tablespoon butter
2
cups strawberries, sliced
2
tablespoons strawberry jam

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 450°F. Bake pie crust as directed on box, using 9-inch glass pie plate or 9-inch tart pan with removable bottom. Cool completely on cooling rack, about 30 minutes.
  • 2 In 2-quart saucepan, mix sugar and cornstarch. Gradually stir in water, stirring until smooth. Heat to boiling over medium heat; cook and stir 1 minute longer. Remove from heat.
  • 3 Quickly stir about 1/2 cup hot mixture into beaten egg yolks; mix well.
  • 4 Gradually stir egg mixture back into hot mixture. Stir in lemon peel and lemon juice. Cook over medium heat 5 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Add butter; stir until melted. Let stand 10 minutes. Carefully pour hot lemon filling into crust. Cool 2 hours at room temperature. Refrigerate 1 hour before serving.
  • 5 Heat jam in microwave 10 seconds; add to sliced strawberries, stirring gently to coat. Spoon strawberries evenly over top of tart, and serve. Cover and refrigerate any remaining tart.
  • 1 Heat oven to 450°F. Bake pie crust as directed on box, using 9-inch glass pie plate or 9-inch tart pan with removable bottom. Cool completely on cooling rack, about 30 minutes.
  • 2 In 2-quart saucepan, mix sugar and cornstarch. Gradually stir in water, stirring until smooth. Heat to boiling over medium heat; cook and stir 1 minute longer. Remove from heat.
  • 3 Quickly stir about 1/2 cup hot mixture into beaten egg yolks; mix well.
  • 4 Gradually stir egg mixture back into hot mixture. Stir in lemon peel and lemon juice. Cook over medium heat 5 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Add butter; stir until melted. Let stand 10 minutes. Carefully pour hot lemon filling into crust. Cool 2 hours at room temperature. Refrigerate 1 hour before serving.
  • 5 Heat jam in microwave 10 seconds; add to sliced strawberries, stirring gently to coat. Spoon strawberries evenly over top of tart, and serve. Cover and refrigerate any remaining tart.

Expert Tips

Fresh lemon juice is preferred, but bottled lemon juice will work in a pinch.

May also top each cut slice with sliced strawberries immediately before serving.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
310
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
14%
Saturated Fat
4g
20%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
75mg
25%
Sodium
150mg
6%
Total Carbohydrate
54g
18%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Protein
2g
2%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
25%
25%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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