Little lime tarts

Little lime tarts
With this very quick recipe, you can make little tarts that are nothing like those you find in the shops.
103,8904.3/5 for 18 ratings
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Last modified on: July 10th 2011

For 10 littles tarts, you will need:

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40 min.20 min.30 min.1 hour 30 min.
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An hour or two in the fridge; after this, the pastry starts to go soggy.

Step by step recipe

Stage 1 - 30 min.
Little lime tarts : Photo of step #1
Roll out the sweetcrust pastry, line the tart tins or moulds and blind bake the tart cases.

Stage 2 - 20 min.
Little lime tarts : Photo of step #2
Leave to cool on a wire rack.

Stage 3 - 30 min.
Little lime tarts : Photo of step #3
Meanwhile, prepare the lime curd.

Stage 4 - 10 min.
Little lime tarts : Photo of step #4
Then fill the tarts with lime curd while it is still warm and tap gently to give an even and smooth surface to the tarts.


You can make this as one large tart rather than small ones, but it will be tricky to cut as the slices are rather fragile.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
2,169 Kcal or 9,081 Kj30 gr192 gr144 gr
108 %12 %18 %22 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
362 Kcal or 1,516 Kj5 gr32 gr24 gr
18 %2 %3 %4 %
Per little tarts
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
217 Kcal or 909 Kj3 gr19 gr14 gr
11 %1 %2 %2 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Lime (or lemon) curdLime (or lemon) curd: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Lemon Tart / Meringue Pie, Two-coloured chocolate-orange tart, ... All
Sweetcrust pastry (pâte sablée)Sweetcrust pastry (pâte sablée): You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Parisian-style chocolate custard tart, Apricot and almond cream tart, Pear, grapefruit and pistachio tart, Tarte Bourdaloue, Plum tart "En passant par la Lorraine", ... All

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