Basic Tart Crust - Tortenboden

Recipe by Julesong
READY IN: 45mins


  • 3
    eggs, separated
  • 1
    cup sugar
  • 12
    cup milk, hot
  • 12
    lemon, juice and grated peels
  • 4
    tablespoons butter
  • 1
    cup flour
  • 14
    teaspoon salt
  • 1 12
    tablespoons baking powder
  • recipe cream filling or whipped cream, or filling of your choice


  • Beat the egg yolks and gradually add 1/2 cup sugar, and beat to a froth.
  • Mix the hot milk with the remaining sugar, lemon juice, lemon peel, and butter.
  • Sift together the flour, salt, and baking powder.
  • Combine all mixtures.
  • Beat the egg whites until fluffy, then fold them into the mixture.
  • Grease a pan and dust with flour, pour mixture into pan and bake at 350 degrees for 35 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and let cool; when cool, slice twice horizontally, spread layers with cream filling of your choice, and set back together.