Lemon Cheese Tartlets

Lemon Cheese Tartlets
Serves: 18
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Ingredients
  • 90 g butter
  • ¼ cup castor sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1¼ cups plain flour
  • ¼ cup self-raising flour
  • pinch salt
Filling:
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • juice 2 lemons
Instructions
  1. Beat butter and sugar to a cream.
  2. Add egg and beat well.
  3. Sift flours and salt together.
  4. Gradually add to creamed mixture to form a stiff paste.
  5. Turn on to a lightly floured board and knead lightly until smooth. Chill 30 minutes.
  6. Turn on to a lightly floured sheet of greaseproof paper, put another sheet of greaseproof paper on top, and roll pastry out to 3 mm thickness.
  7. Cut out with a 6 cm cutter and fit into lightly greased patty tins.
  8. Prick tartlet cases well and bake in a moderate oven for 10 to 12 minutes. Allow to cool on a wire rack.
Filling:
  1. Place butter, sugar, beaten eggs and lemon juice in the top of a double saucepan.
  2. Cook gently over simmering water, stirring until mixture thickens. Allow to cool.
  3. Fill pastry case's.

 

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