Lemon Tart Recipe

Lemon Tart
submitted by sumit at ifood.tv

Summary

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

Ingredients

 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

Directions

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.
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