Lemon Tart With Toffee

Prep Time
Cook Time
1h 20m
Ready In

"This is from one of our national supermarkets free monthly magazines, September 2017."

Original recipe yields 6 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (273 g)
  • Calories 672.6
  • Total Fat - 28.8 g
  • Saturated Fat - 16 g
  • Cholesterol - 301.5 mg
  • Sodium - 243.1 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 94 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 3.1 g
  • Sugars - 56.2 g
  • Protein - 13.5 g
  • Calcium - 90.9 mg
  • Iron - 2 mg
  • Vitamin C - 37.7 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step 1

Process flour, icing sugar and butter in a food processor until find crumbs form and then add 1 egg and the yolk and process until it combes together.

Step 2

Turn out onto a lightly floured surface and knead lightly until smooth and then shap into a disc, wrap in plastic and chill for 30 minutes.

Step 3

Meanwhile, line a baking tray with baking paper.

Step 4

Place 1 cup of the caster sugar into a non-stick frying pan with 2 tablespoon water and sitr over medium heat until sugar dissolves and comes to the boil and simmer for 10 minutes until golden and pour immediately onto the tray and cool completely.

Step 5

Preheat oven to 200C.

Step 6

Grease a 25cm fluted loose-based pan and place onto a baking tray.

Step 7

Rol pastry until 3mm thick and large enough to line the pan.

Step 8

Lift into the pan and press into sides and trim and then freeze for 10 minutes.

Step 9

Line pastry with baking paper and fill with dried beans or baking beads and bake for 10 minutes.

Step 10

Remove beads and paper and bake for 10 minutes or until cooked and golden and then let cool.

Step 11

Reduce oven temperature to 160C.

Step 12

Whisk remaining eggs and caster sugar with lemon rind, juice and cream in a bowl and then pour into pastry shell and bake for 30 minutes or until just set and cool completely.

Step 13

Break toffee into pieces and process in a food processor until finely chopped and then sprinkle over tart and using a blowtorch melt until golden.

Tips & Variations

No special items needed.