Calamansi & Raspberry Meringue Tart

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Preparation info

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

Lickerland: Asian-Accented Desserts

Lickerland

By Jason Licker

Published 2016

  • About

This is my salute to the lemon meringue, one of the world’s most popular pies. However, I felt that this classic combination of sour lemon custard and sweet meringue could use a modern makeover. I began by using calamansi puree instead of lemon juice. Calamansi comes from the Philippines and it carries an explosive, vibrant citrus flavor that I love to use in my desserts. Its slight bitterness is unparalleled in amplifying sweet flavors around it. The tart’s foundation is a buttery shell wi