You'll need one baked 9-inch tart shell.

Prepare tart

Fresh lemon zest is key to the flavor of this  lemon tart.


Step 2

Place granulated sugar in a large bowl and use your hands to rub in the lemon zest to the sugar.

Rubbing the zest

Step 3

Next, add the large eggs and fresh lemon juice. Add to a large heavy-bottomed pot and cook over  low-medium heat.

Add juice & eggs

Step 4

When the mixture has reached the correct temperature take it off the heat and pour  over a sieve into a bowl.

Cook the lemon mixture

Step 5

Let the mixture cool for 10-15 minutes then push thru a strainer to remove  any lumps.

Strain the curd

Step 6

Pour cooled filling into the bowl of a food processor. Turn the food processor on and slowly add the butter, 5  pieces at a time.

Add the butter

Step 7

Pour the filling in a clean container and press a piece of plastic on top to prevent a skin from forming. Chill the mixture.

Chill and whisk

Step 7

Use an offset spatula to create an even layer of lemon cream in the pre-baked shell.  Chill again then  add berries.

Add cream to tart

Step 6