Lemon Meringue Tart

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Lemon Meringue Tart

By Mimi Wahadi

A crispy base filled with tangy citrus lemon curd and topped with fluffy meringue makes this a tart to die for!

Cuisine : Baking Course : Dessert Skill Level : Novice
Prep : 60 mins Cook : 40 mins
Ready in : 100 mins Serves : 6


  • 50g Butter (Sable Dough)
  • 420g Flour (Sable Dough)
  • 160g Icing sugar (Sable Dough)
  • 50g Almond Ground (Sable Dough)
  • 5g Salt (Sable Dough)
  • 85g Whole Eggs (approx 2 no) (Sable Dough)
  • 4 Lemons Juice (Lemon Curd)
  • 175g Sugar (Lemon Curd)
  • 4 Whole eggs (Lemon Curd)
  • 15g Corn flour (Lemon Curd)
  • 2 Lemon zest (Lemon Curd)
  • 110g Butter (Lemon Curd)
  • 200g Egg whites (Meringue)
  • 400g Sugar (Meringue)


Sable Dough

  1. Cut the butter into smaller cubes
  2. Mix butter, flour, icing sugar, almond ground and salt in the mixing bowl.
  3. Use a paddle beater and mix all. Add eggs. Do not over work the dough.
  4. When mixture forms dough like consistency, wrap in a cling film and chill at least half hour before use.
  5. Line tart moulds and bake at 160° for about 30-40 minutes.

Lemon Curd

  1. Warm up lemon juice and sugar gently in a pot.
  2. Whisk the whole eggs and corn flour together and sift.
  3. Add lemon zest into the lemon juice mixture and allow it to boil.
  4. When the mixture boils and forms a thick consistency, lower down the heat and whisk in the butter cubes.
  5. Chill before use.


  1. Boil the sugar to 116°c.
  2. Add to the egg white; whisk till the egg white and sugar forms a thick stable meringue.
  3. Ready to be piped.
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