Lemon Creme Brulee Tart

Recipe by MarieRynr
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READY IN: 5hrs
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • For crust: Combine flour, sugar and salt in processor.
  • Blend 5 seconds.
  • Using on/off turns, blend in butter until coarse meal forms.
  • Add 4 teaspoons cream.
  • Using on/off turns, blend until moist clumps form, adding more cream by teaspoonfuls if dough is dry.
  • Gather dough into ball; flatten into disk.
  • Wrap and chill at least 2 hours.
  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Roll out dough on floured surface to 12-inch round.
  • Transfer to 9-inch diameter tart pan with removable bottom.
  • Roll overhand in, pressing to form double thick sides.
  • Bake crust until golden, pressing with the back of fork if crust bubbles, about 18 minutes (small cracks may appear).
  • Brush inside of hot crust twice with egg white.
  • Maintain oven temperature.
  • For filling: Whisk 3/4 cup sugar, cream, yolks, and eggs in bowl to blend well.
  • Mix in lemon juice and lemon peel.
  • Pour filling into warm crust.
  • Bake until filling is slightly puffed at edges and set in center, about 30 minutes.
  • Cool completely about 1 hour.
  • Preheat broiler.
  • Place tart on baking sheet.
  • Cover edge of crust with foil to prevent burning.
  • Sprinkle tart with 2 tablespoons sugar.
  • Broil tart until sugar melts and caramelizes, turning sheet for even browning, about 2 minutes.
  • Transfer tart to rack.
  • Cool until topping is crisp, about 1 hour.
  • Push tart bottom up, releasing tart.
  • Place on platter, garnish with lemon slices, if desired, and serve.
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