Microwaved lemon tart

Recipe from: 2/27/2003 12:00:00 AM
Ingredients 12
Servings 10
Time

Ingredients

  • CRUST
  • 200
    g
    (1 packet) Tennis biscuits
  • 100
    g
    butter or margarine, melted
  • FILLING
  • 2
    extra-large eggs
  • 5
    ml
    vanilla essence
  • 100
    ml
    lemon juice
  • 300
    ml
    castor sugar
  • 2
    ml
    salt
  • 50
    ml
    cornflour
  • 50
    ml
    custard powder
  • 400
    ml
    milk
 

Method

 
Crust
Mix the crushed biscuits and melted butter or margarine.
Line a 24 cm pie dish with the crumb mixture and chill.Filling
Beat the eggs, vanilla essence and lemon juice together.
Sift the castor sugar, salt, cornflour and custard powder on top and stir to form a paste.
In a glass bowl microwave the milk for 2 minutes at 100 percent power.
Add a little of the hot milk to the egg mixture and stir well.
Return everything to the glass bowl with the rest of the milk.
Microwave for 5 to 6 minutes at 100 percent power until thick and done, beating with a wire whisk at 2-minute intervals.
Pour the mixture into the prepared crust, spreading evenly.
Chill until firm and then decorate with lemon zest.
 

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