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Shared by: Second Banana on 7/15/2016
Prep Time 15 Minutes
Process Time 40 Minutes
Overall Time 55 Minutes
Preparation Style Bake
|This recipe serves 12|
3 ounces All-purpose flour
2 ounces chilled Butter
3/4 ounce Powdered sugar
2 teaspoons cold Water
1 ea Lemon, fresh
2 ounces Caster sugar
1 ea Egg
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|Directions Preheat oven to 375°F
Grease deep muffin tins.
Sift the flour into a bowl. With your fingers, rub in the butter and add the icing sugar. Add sufficient amount of cold water to make a moist dough. Roll out on a floured surface. Cut into rounds and place in the muffin tins.
Bake blind for 10 minutes. Remove from the oven and reduce temperature to 350°F.
While you wait for the oven to cool a little, beat together the egg, caster sugar and lemon juice.
Fill the pastry cases with the mixture and bake until set and the pastry is nicely browned, approximately 20 minutes. Serve hot.
|Caster Sugar (
1 ea Sugar
Caster sugar or Superfine sugar is simply made with a regular electric coffee grinder and granulated sugar.
Cover the blades of an electric coffee grinder with regular sugar. Grind for approximately 30 seconds and you will have Caster sugar.
If you need a large amount of super-fine sugar, you can use a food processor.