Strawberry-Lemon Tart

Looking for a homemade fruit dessert? Then enjoy this wonderful strawberry tart.

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  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 1 hr 50 min
  • ingredients 15
  • servings 10
 

Ingredients

CRUST

1
cup all-purpose flour
1
tablespoon sugar
1
teaspoon grated lemon peel
1/8
teaspoon salt
1/4
cup margarine or butter
1
egg, slightly beaten
2
to 6 teaspoons water

FILLING

2
eggs, slightly beaten
3/4
cup sugar
2
tablespoons all-purpose flour
2
teaspoons grated lemon peel
1/2
teaspoon baking powder
2
tablespoons lemon juice

TOPPING

2
cups strawberries, halved
2
tablespoons apple jelly, melted

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In medium bowl, combine 1 cup flour, 1 tablespoon sugar, 1 teaspoon lemon peel and salt; mix well. With pastry blender or fork, cut in margarine until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. With fork, stir in 1 egg and enough water for mixture to form a ball. Press in bottom and up sides of 9 1/2 or 10-inch tart pan with removable bottom. Bake at 375°F. for 15 minutes.
  • 2 Reduce oven temperature to 350°F. In medium bowl, combine all filling ingredients except lemon juice; blend well. Stir in lemon juice. Pour mixture over warm crust.
  • 3 Bake at 350°F. for 20 to 25 minutes or until top is light golden brown. Cool 1 hour or until completely cooled.
  • 4 Just before serving, arrange strawberries over top of tart. Brush with melted jelly. Store in refrigerator.
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In medium bowl, combine 1 cup flour, 1 tablespoon sugar, 1 teaspoon lemon peel and salt; mix well. With pastry blender or fork, cut in margarine until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. With fork, stir in 1 egg and enough water for mixture to form a ball. Press in bottom and up sides of 9 1/2 or 10-inch tart pan with removable bottom. Bake at 375°F. for 15 minutes.
  • 2 Reduce oven temperature to 350°F. In medium bowl, combine all filling ingredients except lemon juice; blend well. Stir in lemon juice. Pour mixture over warm crust.
  • 3 Bake at 350°F. for 20 to 25 minutes or until top is light golden brown. Cool 1 hour or until completely cooled.
  • 4 Just before serving, arrange strawberries over top of tart. Brush with melted jelly. Store in refrigerator.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Melting jelly to glaze fruit tarts is a bakery secret. In place of the apple jelly called for in this recipe, peach or apricot jelly could be used to equally good advantage.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 serving
Calories
200
(
Calories from Fat
50),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
),
Cholesterol
65mg
65%;
Sodium
125mg
125%;
Total Carbohydrate
32g
32%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
20g
20%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
25%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.