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Lemon Tart Filling

Tarts are a very common form of dessert in Italy and Lemon is one of the most common flavors, as it is a naturally occurring fruit. For this reason, this type of dessert is very common, whether it is enjoyed in the morning with a cup of coffee or after dinner, it is guaranteed to please! (This is the recipe for the lemon tart filling, but you are free to use any type of shell that you would like!)

LEMON TART FILLLING 
INGREDIENTS

12 egg yolks

12 eggs

1.5 cups sugar(granulated)

2 cups lemon juice

4 ea lemon zest

12 oz butter (3 sticks unsalted)

     DIRECTIONS

-Combine first 5 ingredients and whisk over double boiler until temp is about 130F

-Slowly add in butter and use a rubber spatula to keep the mixture moving so it does not scramble.

-When thick consistently, pour in pan, and layer parchment or plastic wrap on top so no skin is formed

 -Let cool in refrigerator

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Tarts are a very common form of dessert in Italy and Lemon is one of the most common flavors, as it is ...