Lemon Tart

Disney Park Recipe:

Location: Rose and Crown – EpcotWalt Disney World

Source: Disboards

 

Ingredients Short Dough:

  • ½ pound unsalted butter (2 sticks)
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg
  • 3 1/3 cups pastry flour, sifted

 

Ingredients Filling:

  • 1 cup Lemon Juice
  • 5 Eggs
  • 2 Cups Granulated Sugar
  • 1 cup Butter

 

Ingredients Meringue Topping:

  • 6 Egg Whites
  • 1 ¼ cup Granulated Sugar

 

Instructions Short Dough:

  1. In a stand mixer with a paddle attachment, beat together the butter, sugar and salt.
  2. Beat in the eggs. Mix really well.
  3. Stir in the four. Do not over mix.
  4. Wrap the dough and place in the refrigerator to chill for 3 to 4 hours.

 

Instructions Lemon Filling:

  1. In a medium saucepan, combine the lemon juice, sugar, and butter. Bring to boil. Remove from heat.
  2. Whisk in the eggs. Make sure to whisk continuously or the eggs could scramble.

 

Instructions Meringue Topping:

  1. In a double boiler, whipping continuously and heat the sugar and egg whites. Whisk for the eggs do not cook.
  2. In a stand mixer with a whisk attachment, place the sugar mixture and whisk on high until stiff peaks are formed.

 

To Assemble:

  1. Preheat the oven to 300F.
  2. On a clean and floured surface, roll out the dough to 1/8 inch thick.
  3. Use a 10-inch tart pan that is 1 ½ inch high and place dough over the bottom and sides.
  4. Pour in the lemon filling.
  5. Bake for 15-20 minutes. Bake until set. Remove from oven and let cool completely.
  6. Place the meringue topping in a piping bag or large zip lock bag with the corner cut off. Pipe the meringue topping over the cooled lemon tart.
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