Lemon Curd Tassies

    Lemon Curd Tassies

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    About this recipe: A wonderful blend of flavors!

    Makes: 24 

    • 115 g butter, softened
    • 85 g cream cheese, softened
    • 125 g all-purpose flour
    • 1/2 teaspoon lemon zest
    • 3 eggs
    • 250 g white sugar
    • 80 ml lemon juice
    • 55 g butter

    Prep:30min  ›  Cook:35min  ›  Extra time:1hr chilling  ›  Ready in:2hr5min 

    1. Blend butter and cream cheese together; stir in flour. Cover; chill 1 hour.
    2. On lightly floured surface, roll dough to 1/8 inch thickness. Cut in 3 inch rounds with scalloped cookie cutter. Pat rounds in 1 3/4 inch muffin pans. Bake tart shells at 400 degrees F (200 degrees C) for 10 to 12 minutes. Cool in pans.
    3. To Make Filing: Grate 1/2 teaspoon lemon peel; set aside. In saucepan combine 3 well-beaten eggs, 1 1/4 cups sugar, 1/3 cup lemon juice, and 1/4 cup butter or margarine. Cook and stir over low heat till thick, about 15 minutes.
    4. Remove from heat; stir in lemon peel. Chill. Spoon a rounded teaspoonful of filling into each shell. If desired, top with toasted slivered almonds. Chill.

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