Gluten-Free Rustic French Lemon Tart

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Lemon tart is a classic French dessert. This gluten-free rustic lemon tart is the perfect rich comfort food, especially during the cold winter months. The buttery crust in this dessert is made with almond flour giving it a nutty flavour. The citrusy filling is truly outstanding in this melt in your mouth lemon tart

Ingredients

  • 3 large eggs, at room temperature
  • 1/3 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1 cup demerara sugar
  • 2 tsp. pure vanilla extract
  • ¼ cup melted unsalted butter
  • CRUST
  • ½ cup almond flour
  • 1/3 cup white rice flour
  • ½ cup sweet sorghum flour
  • ½ cup arrowroot flour/starch
  • ¼ tsp. fine pure sea salt
  • ¼ cup unsalted butter
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 Tbsp. Pure maple syrup
  • 1 zest of 1 lemon
  • 1 Tbsp. cold water
  • Instructions

  • In a blender, on high speed combine first 5 ingredients until smooth. Set aside
  • CRUST
  • In a large bowl combine dry ingredients. Cut in the butter until the whole mixture has a rough, crumbly texture leaving a few larger pieces of butter
  • In a separate bowl, whisk the eggs, maple syrup, lemon zest, and water. Add to the flour mixture and stir until the dough comes together
  • Shape the dough into a disc, wrap it and chill for just 20 minutes
  • Line your counter with parchment paper dust with gluten free flour and place dough on top, then sprinkle with some more flour. Roll out into a circle to fit your tart. Press the pastry onto the bottom and up the sides of a 9-inch tart pan with removable bottom
  • Pour the filling into the crust. Bake for 30 minutes at 350 F
  • Remove the pie from the oven and cool on a wire rack. Refrigerate overnight before serving


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