These are the best raspberry lemon tart bars ever and you'll just go crazy over the sweet tartcrust! We can't stop eating these bars!
For the Crust
1 1/3CupPowdered Sugar
1CupColdunsalted Butter, cut in small cubes
2Large Egg Yolks
For the Filling
4large eggslightly whisked
1 1/2Cupgranulated sugar
For the Crust
In a small bowl, using a fork whisk together the buttermilk, yolks, and vanilla.
In a food processor, add the flour, powdered sugar, and salt and pulse to combine.
Scatter the butter around the food processor bowl and then pulse to create little pea sized balls in the flour mixture.
Get your egg mixture and turn the processor on while pour in the wet ingredients.
Once the dough begins to come together remove from the food processor onto saran wrap and press into a disc, a few flour crumbs should be visible but just press them into the dough and wrap tightly in the saran wrap.
Place in the fridge for 1 hour or the freezer for 15-20 minutes. You can also store it in the fridge an entire day ahead of time, but all it to sit out for a few minutes before trying to work with the cold dough.
Spray an 8x9" pan with nonstick spray and press the dough out evenly to all sides and up a little. Wrap in saran wrap again and freeze for 20 minutes.
Meanwhile, preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
Remove the plastic wrap and bake for 20-25 minutes or until no longer doughy but not golden in color yet.
Remove from the oven and lower the temperature to 325. Make sure you've already made the filling, and quickly proceed.
For the Filling and Assembly
In a small bowl, gently fold together the raspberries and 1/4 cup sugar.
Allow to sit while you make the rest of the recipe.
In a separate bowl, whisk together the eggs, sugar, flour and lemon zest until pale yellow.
Add the lemon juice and whisk to combine.
Once the crust is baked, quickly scatter the berries around on the crust and pour any remaining juices in with the egg mixture and quickly whisk again.
Pour over the berries and crust and bake at 325 for 20-30 minutes or until the center does not jiggle. If you make the crust separate and it's cold when you bake it you'll need to increase the baking time a little as that hot bottom wont be there to help cook the filling.
Remove from the oven and allow to cool completely.
Serve once cool or wrap in saran wrap and serve the next day.
May be stored in he refrigerator for 2 days.
Raspberry Lemon Tart Bars
Amount Per Serving (1 bar)
Calories 320Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Vitamin A 210IU4%
Vitamin C 9mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Author: Sweet Basil
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