Mini Lemon Meringue Tarts - Thermomix Recipes from Steph

Mini Lemon Meringue Tarts

Laurent and Chantel Vancam are TM Consultants and owners of Laurent Caters on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland. Laurent is an amazing French chef and has created lots of wonderful twists on some Thermomix favourites. Try these at your next party!

Pastry Bases Ingredients

125g butter

125g caster sugar

1 egg

300g plain flour

75g self raising flour

40g water

Method

Pre-heat oven to 200 C.

Put all ingredients into TM bowl and mix for 20 seconds on speed 5.

Turn mixture on floured bench and knead lightly.

Put in plastic bag and in refrigerator for 1 hour.

Roll out to 2mm thickness and use 6.5cm round cutter to cut bases.

Place in greased mini tart bases and blind bake in oven for 20 minutes until golden.

Lemon Butter Ingredients

150g lemon cut in quarters

150g caster sugar

2 eggs

3 egg yolks

100g butter

Method

Place lemon and sugar in TM bowl and blend for 30 seconds on speed 9.

Add eggs and cook for 7 minutes at 60 C on speed 4 until thickened.

Add butter through hole in lid in last minute.

Pour into cooled mini pastry bases.

Meringue Ingredients

6 egg whites

200g caster sugar

1 teaspoon of gelatine

Method

Insert Butterfly and place all ingredients

into clean Thermomix bowl.

Beat for 4 minutes at 50 C on speed 4 until stiff.

Pipe meringue over top of mini lemon

pie and put under grill for few minutes

until peaks turn golden.

Makes approximately 50 mini tarts

1 Comment »

  1. avatar Rachael Pope Says:

    My family and I loved these tarts. The only thing was that the 7 minutes to cook the lemon butter wasn’t long enough – it was more like 30 minutes. But other than that well worth the wait.
    Rachael

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