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INGREDIENTS
The ingredients

The ingredients

Crush the biscuits

Crush the biscuits

Add the cinnamon, nutmeg, and butter to the crushed biscuits

Add the cinnamon, nutmeg, and butter to the crushed biscuits

Place in the refrigerator for 1 hour

Place in the refrigerator for 1 hour

Finely grate the zest of 1 lemon

Finely grate the zest of 1 lemon

Whisk the sugar and eggs together in a heatproof bowl

Whisk the sugar and eggs together in a heatproof bowl

Juice the lemons and add 2/3 of a cup of lemon juice and the zest to egg and sugar mixture

Juice the lemons and add 2/3 of a cup of lemon juice and the zest to egg and sugar mixture

Place the bowl over a saucepan of simmering water. Stir with a wooden spoon and cook for about 20 minutes or until custard-like

Place the bowl over a saucepan of simmering water. Stir with a wooden spoon and cook for about 20 minutes or until custard-like

Cook over low heat

Cook over low heat

Don't boil the mixture. When it is cooked remove from heat and whisk in the butter

Don't boil the mixture. When it is cooked remove from heat and whisk in the butter

Take the base out of the fridge and pour in the mixture

Take the base out of the fridge and pour in the mixture

Pop this in the fridge and keep it there over night

Pop this in the fridge and keep it there over night

Dust with icing sugar to serve

Dust with icing sugar to serve

When cooking you must always: Tie back long hair Wash hands  Keep food preparation surfaces clean Wear a clean apron -

When cooking you must always: Tie back long hair Wash hands Keep food preparation surfaces clean Wear a clean apron -

I rate this 8/10, because it was although delicious the base of the tart was to crumbly and could not be held in place, next time I cook this I will either add more butter or use shortcut pastry

I rate this 8/10, because it was although delicious the base of the tart was to crumbly and could not be held in place, next time I cook this I will either add more butter or use shortcut pastry

  • 185.0g Marie biscuits
  • 1/2tsp Cinnamon
  • 1/4tsp Nutmeg
  • 90.0g Butter
  • 3.0 Lemons
  • 4.0 Eggs
  • 1.0c Caster sugar
  • 125.0g Butter