Shaker Lemon Tart

Preparation info
  • Makes one 25 cm tart, about


    • Difficulty


Appears in
Bake!: Essential Techniques for Perfect Baking

By Nick Malgieri

Published 2010

  • About

This is my version of what’s often known as Shaker lemon pie. The Shakers were a Christian religious sect that practised communal living and have left behind a legacy of delicious plain cooking and beautifully designed hand-crafted furniture and household accessories. This four-ingredient lemon filling is a perfect example of Shaker cooking at its best. This is usually made with thin lemon slices. I find it easier to quarter the lemons and remove the pips and then chop them in the food proc