Lemon Honey Butter Tarts

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My grandmother used to keep bees, and all of us tried to come up with new ways to use honey. This recipe is my contribution to the effort. I've been making them for about 20 years, with no complaints and lots of rave reviews.

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Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
50 mins
Servings:
9
Yield:
18 to 2 - inch tarts

Ingredients

  • 2 eggs

  • ½ cup brown sugar

  • ½ cup honey

  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest

  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • cup butter, melted

  • 18 (2 inch) unbaked tart shells

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

  2. Beat eggs in a large bowl. Stir in brown sugar, honey, lemon juice, lemon zest, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt. Blend in melted butter. Fill tart shells halfway.

  3. Bake in preheated oven for 15 to 20 minutes, or until pastry is golden brown, and filling is set.

Optional

Sprinkle a combination of the following in the shells before filling with custard: Raisins, coconut, chopped nuts, currants, glace fruit, and/or chopped dried fruit.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

432 Calories
21g Fat
58g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 9
Calories 432
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 21g 26%
Saturated Fat 7g 37%
Cholesterol 59mg 20%
Sodium 276mg 12%
Total Carbohydrate 58g 21%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 35g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 2mg 10%
Calcium 21mg 2%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 84mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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