4092 Dupont Parkway, Townsend, DE 19734 / 302-378-8441
Shortbread Lemon Tart
3 large eggs
1-1/4 cups sugar
1/4 cup lemon juice
1 tablespoon grated orange zest
1/4 cup butter, melted
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/3 cup confectioners' sugar
1/2 cup ground almonds
1 teaspoon grated lemon zest
1 teaspoon grated orange zest
1/2 cup cold butter, cubed
additional confectioners' sugar
Let eggs stand at room temperature for 30 minutes.
Preheat oven to 350°. Whisk together eggs, sugar, lemon juice and orange zest. Whisk in butter until smooth. Set aside.
For crust, pulse first 6 ingredients in a food processor until mixture forms a ball. Press dough onto the bottom and up the sides of an ungreased 9-in. fluted tart pan with removable bottom.
Pour lemon mixture into crust. Bake until center is almost set, 25-30 minutes. Cool on a wire rack. Just before serving, sprinkle with confectioners' sugar