Today I got to make this delicious lemon honey tarte. Spring is finally coming to Vienna and when the sun starts shining all day long I feel like baking fruity, refreshing and happy looking tarts. Just like the sun. I found this yummy recipe and changed it to suit my taste. It consists of many ingredients like honey, cinnamon, lemon and curd cheese which go together very well. Instead of curd cheese you can also use ricotta or cream cheese, the crust is simply perfect light and crumbly and the curd cheese makes the whole tarte very light and yummy perfect for spring!
This is what you will need…
…for the crust
- 230g flour
- a pinch of salt
- 2 tsp. sugar
- 150g butter
- 3-4 tbs. cold water
Combine flour, salt, sugar and butter in an kitchen mixer or use your hands. Knead butter into flour mixture until no butter lumps remain. Add cold water and knead/mix until dough is smooth. Form a ball and refrigerate.
Meanwhile prepare the filling
…for the filling
- 380g curd cheese/ricotta/cream cheese
- 5 tbs. honey
- 3 eggs
- 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
- zest and juice from 1 lemon
Pre-heat oven to 180°C. Combine curd cheese with honey. Mix in eggs, cinnamon, lemon juice and zest until well combined.
Roll out the your pie crust and lay in pie pan. Prick dough using a fork. Then pre-bake in oven for about 15 minutes. Remove from oven, pour filling into pie shell and bake for another 30 minutes.
Let your pie cool out completely. This one definitely tastes best cold, maybe served with whipped cream, or berries?
9 thoughts on “Lemon and honey tarte”
I love the simplicity of this dish, it’s refreshing. I am also starting to feel like spring might actually happen in Canada, and what a lovely treat to be reminded of such 🙂
Looks like spring! Yummm!
It looks yummy!
Great pictures… mouthwatering!
Absolutely gorgeous tart plated on an absolutely gorgeous plate! I LOVE this.. And must try it soon. Beautiful!!
I love lemon tart and the addition of honey sounds like a really great idea – it looks fabulous!
Combining to of my favorites! Yum! This looks to good!
I made your divine tart & loved it so much! I used fresh low-fat sheep’s ricotta in here!
This looks beautiful !