Lemon Tart Recipe

Lemon Tart
submitted by sumit at ifood.tv


Preparation Time20 MinCooking Time20 Min
Ready In40 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings2
VegetarianMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Wheat germ1 1⁄3 Cup (21.33 tbs)
 Butter/Margarine1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), melted
 Granulated sugar6 Tablespoon
 Eggs2 (Separated)
 Grated lemon peel1 Tablespoon
 Lemon juice1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
 Salt1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Envelope of unflavored gelatin1
 Heavy cream/Whipping cream1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1030 Calories from Fat 570

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 65 g100.1%

Saturated Fat 35.9 g179.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 374.3 mg

Sodium 372.5 mg15.5%

Total Carbohydrates 96 g32%

Dietary Fiber 11.1 g44.3%

Sugars 51 g

Protein 26 g52.5%

Vitamin A 41.5% Vitamin C 47.9%

Calcium 11.8% Iron 32.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Preheat oven to 375°F.
In bottom of 9-inch flan pan or pie plate, combine wheat germ, butter and 2 tablespoons sugar.
Spread over bottom and up sides of pan.
Bake for 8 minutes; cool.
In heavy saucepan, combine egg yolks, 1/4 cup sugar, lemon peel, lemon juice, salt; cook, stirring, until thickened.
In 1/2 cup cold water in measuring cup, soften gelatin; stir into lemon mixture; cool slightly.
In medium bowl, beat egg whites until soft peaks form; in small bowl, beat cream until soft peaks form; fold both into lemon mixture.
Pour into prepared crust; refrigerate.