In the French city of Menton every year there is a Grand festival of lemons, which is accompanied by fairs, costumed processions, concerts and fire shows. Naturally, lemon pastries play an important role in this celebration of life. Cooks compete who will bake the most delicious lemon pie. Here is one of these pies and we will bake today. All lovers of lemon pies is dedicated to!
From flour, soft butter, sugar, yolks, water and salt knead the dough.
The bottom of the split mold for the cake lay baking paper. The dough is distributed in the form, making the bumpers, the bottom is often chopped with a fork and bake in a hot oven for 10 minutes at a temperature of 180 degrees. Remove the dough from the oven and cool slightly.
Meanwhile, prepare the lemon cream. From lemons to squeeze the juice. I got exactly 100 ml.
Eggs, yolks, cream and sugar well stir. Add lemon juice and a pinch of salt, stir.
Pour the mixture on the dough and put in the oven for another 30 minutes.
Remove the pie from the oven and cool slightly.
Beat the proteins to tight peaks, gradually adding sugar. Spoon in a circle to spread whites on pie.
Again put the cake in the oven and bake for another 10 minutes, the proteins become pinkish. After that, without opening, turn off the oven and leave the cake in it for another 30-40 minutes.