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Lemon curd and sultana tart

Lemon curd and sultana tart

A delicious dessert-style tart which will become a family favourite.

Serves

6

Prep: 

15 mins

Cook: 

25 mins

Average: 4 (6 votes)

Ingredients

  • 500g pack shortcrust pastry
  • 4 large British Lion eggs
  • 450g (1lb) tub curd cheese
  • 100g (3 1/2 oz) caster sugar
  • zest and juice of 2 lemons
  • 75g (2 3/4 oz) sultanas

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to Gas Mark 6/200 C/400 F.
  2. Roll out the pastry and use to line 8 individual fluted flan tins which measure 8cm (3 1/4 inch) across the base. Prick the bases with a fork and place on a metal baking sheet.
  3. Beat the eggs, cheese and sugar together, and stir in the lemon zest and juice and sultanas. Divide the mixture between the pastry cases.
  4. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until just set and pale golden on top. Leave to cool in the tins.
  5. Carefully remove from the tins and serve dusted with icing sugar.

Cook's tip

You can cook this mixture in a 20cm (8 inch) fluted flan tin. Add an extra 15-20 minutes to the baking time.