Lemon and sour cream dessert tart

Lemon Silk Tart

A super simple lemon dessert tart.

Yields6 ServingsPrep Time15 minsCook Time35 mins
 finely grated zest of 1 Lemon
 juice of 3 Lemons
 3 Eggs
 ½ cup Sugar
 ½ cup Sour cream
 1 Sheet of store-bought sweet short crust pastry
1

Preheat oven to 175°C.

2

Line a round pie or flan dish with baking paper. Roll out sweet short crust pastry and line the flan dish. Prick well and bake in a moderate oven until just cooked but not yet brown.

3

For the filling:
Beat the eggs and sugar until the sugar dissolves and the egg mixture is thick and lemon-coloured. Pour in the lemon juice and gently mix in the sour cream to make a smooth creamy mixture.

4

Pour the filling carefully into the warm, pre-baked pie shell.

5

Bake until set and golden (approx 15–20 minutes).

Ingredients

 finely grated zest of 1 Lemon
 juice of 3 Lemons
 3 Eggs
 ½ cup Sugar
 ½ cup Sour cream
 1 Sheet of store-bought sweet short crust pastry

Directions

1

Preheat oven to 175°C.

2

Line a round pie or flan dish with baking paper. Roll out sweet short crust pastry and line the flan dish. Prick well and bake in a moderate oven until just cooked but not yet brown.

3

For the filling:
Beat the eggs and sugar until the sugar dissolves and the egg mixture is thick and lemon-coloured. Pour in the lemon juice and gently mix in the sour cream to make a smooth creamy mixture.

4

Pour the filling carefully into the warm, pre-baked pie shell.

5

Bake until set and golden (approx 15–20 minutes).

Lemon Silk Tart