How to make Lemon Curd Meringue Tart -

Tarts filled with lemon curd,topped with meringue and finished with a blow torch.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Lemon juice (नींबु का रस), Zest of 2 lemons

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Desserts

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Lemon Curd Meringue Tart

Lemon Curd Meringue Tart Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 1-1.30 hour

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Lemon Curd Meringue Tart Recipe

  • Lemon juice 1/2 cup

  • Zest of 2 lemons

  • Short crust 200 grams

  • Castor sugar (caster sugar) ¼ cup + 3 tablespoons

  • Eggs 3

  • Butter 2 tablespoons

  • White chocolate Melted for brushi


Step 1

Preheat oven at 180º C.Cut the parchment paper into medium squares.

Step 2

Dust the worktop with some flour and roll out the short crust into a thin disc. Cut out roundels using a medium size cookie cutter.

Step 3

Gently press the short crust roundels into tart moulds. Remove the excess dough and place the parchment papers into each. Fill them with some beans and blind bake in the preheated oven for 10-12 minutes.

Step 4

Heat lemon juice in a non-stick pan. Add ¼ cup castor sugar and lemon zest, mix and bring to a boil.

Step 5

Separate egg yolks from whites and place in two different bowls.

Step 6

Add butter to the lemon juice mixture and mix well. Remove from heat.

Step 7

Add some of the lemon juice mixture to the egg yolks and whisk. Add the remaining mixture and whisk again.

Step 8

Heat the prepared egg yolk mixture and stir till thick. Switch off heat and transfer into a bowl. Refrigerate the lemon curd.

Step 9

Demould the tarts.

Step 10

Blend egg whites with an electric blender. Add 3 tablespoons castor sugar and blend till a light and fluffy meringue is formed. Refrigerate.

Step 11

Fill a piping bag with the prepared lemon curd mixture.

Step 12

Brush the base of the tarts with the melted white chocolate. Pipe in the lemon curd mixture and refrigerate for 5 minutes.

Step 13

Transfer the egg white mixture into a piping bag fitted with a nozzle.

Step 14

Pipe out the meringue on top of the lemon curd and caramelize the top with a blow torch.

Step 15

Serve immediately.

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