Lemon Supreme Tart With French Meringue Topping
Food & Home Entertaining|March 2020
When life gives you lemons, make...
Nomvuselelo Mncube

Serves 4 – 6 EASY 3 hrs 30 mins + overnight, to set

WHAT YOU NEED CRUST

225g cake flour + extra, to dust

3 tbsp icing sugar pinch salt

100g salted butter, chilled and cubed

2 tbsp cold water

1 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice

CREAM CHEESE FILLING

1 x 230g tub plain full-fat cream cheese, at room temperature

3 tbsp icing sugar

60ml (¼ cup) fresh cream, whipped to soft peaks

CONDENSED MILK FILLING

6 egg yolks

1 x 385g tin condensed milk

160ml freshly squeezed lemon juice

MERINGUE

2 egg whites

115g castor sugar

1 tbsp cornflour

½ tsp white spirit vinegar pinch salt

HOW TO DO IT

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