Sweet and Simple Lemon Tart

Sweet and Simple Lemon Tart “‘A taste you’ll never forget.’” Ingredients 1/2 cup butter, softened 1/4 cup sifted confectioners’ sugar 1 cup sifted all-purpose flour 1 cup white sugar 2 eggs 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice, or more to taste 2 teaspoons grated lemon peel 1/4 teaspoon salt 3 tablespoons confectioners’ sugar Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease an 8×8-inch baking pan. Combine butter with 1/4 cup confectioners’ sugar in a bowl until smooth; stir in 1 cup flour. Press dough into prepared baking pan; pierce crust with fork in several … Continue reading Sweet and Simple Lemon Tart

Tart Lemon Triangles

Tart Lemon Triangles Recipe By:Melissa “This is a lovely conclusion to an elegant spring dinner! I garnish them with whipped cream, a strawberry fan and a sprig of mint.” Ingredients 3/8 cup butter 1/4 cup confectioners’ sugar 1 cup all-purpose flour 3 eggs 1 cup white sugar 1 tablespoon grated lemon zest 1/4 cup lemon juice 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons confectioners’ sugar for dusting Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Process butter, 1/4 cup confectioners’ sugar and 1 cup flour in food processor 10 seconds, or blend with pastry blender. Pat dough evenly into … Continue reading Tart Lemon Triangles

Grandma’s Lemon Meringue Pie

Grandma’s Lemon Meringue Pie “This is a very fun recipe to follow, because Grandma makes it sweet and simple. This pie is thickened with cornstarch and flour in addition to egg yolks, and contains no milk.” Ingredients 1 cup white sugar 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 3 tablespoons cornstarch 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 cups water 2 lemons, juiced and zested 2 tablespoons butter 4 egg yolks, beaten 1 (9 inch) pie crust, baked 4 egg whites 6 tablespoons white sugar Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). To Make Lemon Filling: In a medium saucepan, whisk together … Continue reading Grandma’s Lemon Meringue Pie

Old-Fashioned Lemonade

Old-Fashioned Lemonade  lemonade recipe is the one my mom used to make for me when I was little. It’s the perfect combination of sweet and tart! When using a clear pitcher Ingredients 6 lemons 1 cup white sugar 6 cups cold water Directions Juice the lemons to make 1 cup of juice. To make your labor easier, FIRMLY roll the lemons between your hand and counter top before cutting in half and juicing. In a gallon pitcher combine 1 cup lemon juice, 1 cup sugar, and 6 cups cold water. Stir. Adjust water to taste. Chill and serve over ice. Continue reading Old-Fashioned Lemonade

Sangria! Sangria!

Sangria! Sangria! Recipe By:HJACOBY “The BEST sangria recipe I’ve been able to hone to perfection! If you like a sweeter Sangria, use ginger ale in place of club soda.” Ingredients 1/2 cup brandy 1/4 cup lemon juice 1/3 cup frozen lemonade concentrate 1/3 cup orange juice 1 (750 milliliter) bottle dry red wine 1/2 cup triple sec 1 lemon, sliced into rounds 1 orange, sliced into rounds 1 lime, sliced into rounds 1/4 cup white sugar (optional) 8 maraschino cherries 2 cups carbonated water (optional) Directions In a large pitcher or bowl, mix together the brandy, lemon juice, lemonade concentrate, … Continue reading Sangria! Sangria!

Perfect Lemon Curd

Perfect Lemon Curd Recipe By:TAWNIE44 “Wonderfully tart, classic English lemon curd…perfect with scones and tea.” Ingredients 3/4 cup fresh lemon juice 1 tablespoon grated lemon zest 3/4 cup sugar 3 eggs 1/2 cup unsalted butter, cubed Directions In a 2 quart saucepan, combine lemon juice, lemon zest, sugar, eggs, and butter. Cook over medium-low heat until thick enough to hold marks from whisk, and first bubble appears on surface, about 6 minutes. Continue reading Perfect Lemon Curd

Homemade Lemon Curd

Homemade Lemon Curd Lemon curd is a scrumptious spread for scones, biscuits or other baked goods. You can find it in larger grocery stores alongside the jams and jellies or with the baking supplies, but we like making it from scratch. —Mark Hagen, West Allis, Wisconsin TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling YIELD: 1-2/3 cups. Ingredients 3 large eggs 1 cup sugar 1/2 cup lemon juice (about 2 lemons) 1/4 cup butter, cubed 1 tablespoon grated lemon zest Directions 1.In a small heavy saucepan over medium heat, whisk eggs, sugar and lemon juice until blended. Add butter and lemon … Continue reading Homemade Lemon Curd