This lemon tart originated in France and is also know as tart citron or tarte au citron . This tart is a classic patisserie staple.
The rich lemon custard is cooked in the oven inside a delicious buttery blind baked shortcrust pastry case. the custard is made by whisking together the lemon zest, lemon juice, eggs, caster sugar and cream. The tart should be chilled before serving and can last about 3 days in the fridge, if stored in an air tight container. The tart can be served just with a dusting of icing sugar or with whipped cream or creme fraiche. This recipe is perfect for a traditional French dinner party menu