Lemon tart from Menton
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In the French town of Menton is held every year a Grand festival of lemons, which is accompanied by fairs, costumed processions, concerts and a fire show. Naturally, lemon cakes plays an important role in this celebration of life. Cooks compete to see who will bake the most delicious lemon pie. Here is one of such cakes and we're going to bake. All lovers of key lime pie dedicated!
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Ingredients for Lemon tart from Menton
- Flour - 250 g
- Butter - 125 g
- Sugar - 70 g
- Water - 50 ml
- Chicken egg - 2 PCs
- Yolk egg - 2 PCs
- Cream - 200 ml
- Sugar - 160 g
- Lemon - 2 PCs
- Salt - 1 depot.
- Egg white - 4 PCs
- Sugar - 130 g
Step by step instruction of cooking Lemon tart from Menton
Flour, soft butter, sugar, egg yolks, water and salt knead the dough.
The bottom of a split form for the cake cover with baking paper. The dough spread on the form, making bumpers, the bottom is often prick with a fork and bake in a hot oven for 10 minutes at 180 degrees. Remove the dough from the oven and cool slightly.
Meanwhile, cook lemony cream. From lemons to squeeze the juice. I got exactly 100 ml.
The eggs, yolks, cream and sugar stir well. Add the lemon juice and a pinch of salt, stir.
Pour the mixture on the dough and put in the oven for another 30 minutes.
Pie remove from the oven and cool slightly.
Beat egg whites until taut peaks, gradually adding sugar. Spoon in a circle to spread whites on pie.
Again put the pie into the oven and bake another 10 minutes, the proteins acquire a pinkish color. After that opening, turn off the oven and leave it in her pie for another 30-40 minutes.
Pie to be served the next day.