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Lemon curd tart

Prep time less than 30 mins
Cook time less than 30 mins
Serves 6
Dietary Vegetarian
From Saturday Kitchen


  1. Preheat the oven to 200C/400F/Gas 6.

  2. Take a packet of ready rolled puff pastry and cut in half (reserve the other half for another recipe). Using one half score a line about 2.5cm/1in inside the edge all round the pastry.

  3. Using a fork prick the pastry inside the line all over.

  4. Brush the pastry outside the line with egg wash and then bake the pie case in the hot oven for 15-20 minutes until well coloured.

  5. Allow to cool, then spread over the lemon curd.


  • 1 packet ready-rolled puff pastry
  • egg wash
  • lemon curd

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