Lemon Meringue Tart

Need a recipe for a tasty sweet snack? Try this lemon meringue tart recipe for a delicious baked treat today. Stork – love to bake.

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Pastry Ingredients

62g Stork Baking Margarine, softened
0.25cup castor sugar
0.5 egg
1cup cake flour
1tsp baking powder
1 Pinch of salt

Filling Ingredients

500ml lemon curd

Meringue Ingredients

4 egg whites
1tsp white vinegar
1cup castor sugar

Step by step method

  1. Cream the Stork Bake and sugar together and add the egg, beating well to combine.
  2. Add all the other ingredients and mix to form a stiff dough.
  3. Press dough into a greased loose bottom tart tin to form the tart shell.
  4. Dock the pastry base then blind bake at 180°C for 20 minutes or until the pastry is lightly golden and crispy.
  5. Leave the pastry to cool completely before filling with the lemon curd.
  6. Place the egg whites and vinegar into a clean bowl over a bain marie (hot water bath) and whisk until soft peaks form.
  7. Gradually add the sugar and beat until thick and glossy.
  8. Spoon (or pipe) the meringue on top of the curd and grill (broil) under a preheated hot grill for 1 or 2 minutes or use a blowtorch to toast until golden.