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Lemon and Vanilla Curd Cake June 2, 2013

Filed under: Desserts — alittlemoreofeach @ 1:52 pm
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1 ¼ cup all-purpose flour

1 Tbl sugar

1/3 cup unsalted butter, cold

Cold Water



3 ounces unsalted butter

½ cup sugar

4 egg yolks

2 tbsp (heaped) plain flour

½ cup lemon juice

1 tsp vanilla

¼ tsp lemon extract

1 tsp chopped candied lemon peel

16 oz cottage cheese



2 Tbl flour

2 Tbl sugar

2 Tbl butter, melted

1 egg, beaten

1 teaspoon lemon juice

Caster sugar to dust



Preheat oven to 350 degrees and place cookie sheet in the oven. Prepare crust by combining flour and sugar together, then cut in butter until butter and flour mixture is crumbly. Mix in enough water to make dough come together. Grease a 10-inch tart pan (with removable base), then press dough into pan bottom and sides. Place tart pan in fridge while making the filling. For the filling, cream the butter and sugar, then mix in egg yolks, flour, lemon juice, vanilla, lemon extract, lemon peel and cottage cheese. Pour mixture into tart pan. Make the topping by combining flour, sugar, egg and lemon juice together, then add in melted butter. Pour topping over filling. Place in oven and bake for an hour until the top is golden and the filling is firm. Dust with sugar. Served cooled but not chilled.


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