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Nana McDonald's Lemon Tart



8 portion(s)


  • zest l lemon
  • 60 g butter
  • 15 g sugar
  • 170 g SR flour, (or 170g plain flour + 1 tsp baking powder)
  • 1 egg yolk


  • 240 g milk
  • 230 g sugar
  • 100 g lemon juice, (2 lemons)
  • 2 whole eggs
  • 1 egg white, (leftover from pastry)
  • 15 g cornflour

Recipe's preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 180C.

    Place lemon zest and sugar into TM bowl and grate for 20s at speed 9.

    Place all other pastry ingredients into TM bowl. Mix for 5s at speed 6.

    Place dial on Closed lid, knead for 30s on Dough mode while pouring 3 tablespoons of water into the bowl through the lid.

    Turn out onto thermomat and roll using a lightly floured rolling pin and place in a pie dish (alternatively you can just press the pastry into the pie dish).

    Bake for 15 minutes at 180C or until lightly golden.

  2. Filling
  3. Place all ingredients into TM bowl and cook for 7 minutes at 90C on speed 4.

    Pour into the pastry case and allow to cool completely before cutting.


Accessories you need



Make a lemon passionfruit tart by adding the pulp of 2 passionfruit and reducing the milk by 40g.

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