Fresh lime tart

Fresh lime tart

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Team

Editorial Team at Kitchen Stories

Difficulty

Medium 👍

Preparation

30 min

Baking

45 min

Resting

60 min

Ingredients

2Servings
16⅔ g
butter
30 g
sugar
½ tbsp
milk
25 g
all-purpose flour
limes
½
eggs
33⅓ g
crème fraîche
salt
flour for work surface
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Utensils

oven, standing mixer or hand mixer with dough hooks, plastic wrap, zester, citrus juicer (optional), standing mixer or hand mixer with beaters, cooling rack, parchment paper, baking beans, tart pan, rolling pin

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Nutrition per serving

Cal212
Fat13 g
Protein3 g
Carb21 g
  • Step 1/6

    Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F. For the base, place diced, cold butter, sugar, milk, and a pinch of salt into a standing mixer or mix with a hand mixer.
    • 16⅔ g butter
    • 8⅓ g sugar
    • ½ tbsp milk
    • salt
    • oven
    • standing mixer or hand mixer with dough hooks

    Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F. For the base, place diced, cold butter, sugar, milk, and a pinch of salt into a standing mixer or mix with a hand mixer.

  • Step 2/6

    Next, add the flour and knead into the mixture. Then knead the dough smooth by hand, wrap it in plastic wrap, and leave it to cool.
    • 25 g all-purpose flour
    • plastic wrap

    Next, add the flour and knead into the mixture. Then knead the dough smooth by hand, wrap it in plastic wrap, and leave it to cool.

  • Step 3/6

    In the meantime, zest one lime and juice all of the limes.
    • limes
    • zester
    • citrus juicer (optional)

    In the meantime, zest one lime and juice all of the limes.

  • Step 4/6

    In a large bowl, whisk the crème fraîche together with sugar, eggs, lime zest, and lime juice until frothy.
    • 33⅓ g crème fraîche
    • 21⅔ g sugar
    • ½ eggs
    • standing mixer or hand mixer with beaters

    In a large bowl, whisk the crème fraîche together with sugar, eggs, lime zest, and lime juice until frothy.

  • Step 5/6

    Roll the dough to 0.3 cm thin and lay it into a tart dish, leaving an edge. Put some parchment paper over it, weigh it down with baking beans, and blind bake in a preheated oven at 180°C/350°F for approx. 12 - 15 min. Then, let cool for approx. 10 - 15 min.
    • flour for work surface
    • oven
    • cooling rack
    • parchment paper
    • baking beans
    • tart pan
    • rolling pin

    Roll the dough to 0.3 cm thin and lay it into a tart dish, leaving an edge. Put some parchment paper over it, weigh it down with baking beans, and blind bake in a preheated oven at 180°C/350°F for approx. 12 - 15 min. Then, let cool for approx. 10 - 15 min.

  • Step 6/6

    Pour the filling onto the cooled base and bake in a preheated oven at 170°C /338°F for approx. 30 - 35 min. Leave the tart to cool down, then chill for approx. 1 - 2 hours. Serve with a garnish of fresh mint.

    Pour the filling onto the cooled base and bake in a preheated oven at 170°C /338°F for approx. 30 - 35 min. Leave the tart to cool down, then chill for approx. 1 - 2 hours. Serve with a garnish of fresh mint.

  • Enjoy your meal!

    Fresh lime tart

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