Lemon Meringue Tarts

Lemon Meringue Tarts

After a savoury meal, let this little zesty tart be the finishing touch!

Prep Time: 120 min
Baking Time: 30 min

Additional Info

  • Ingredients
    For the Lemon Curd
    125gSCS® Salted Butter
    217gSunshine plain flour
    ½ tspSalt
    1Egg (beaten)
    50gSIS caster sugar
    30gSIS icing sugar
    For The Meringue
    4Egg whites
    150gSIS caster sugar
    ½ tsp + 1/8 tsp Cream of tartar
  • Directions
    1. Make the Lemon Curd - Preheat the oven to 200°C.
    2. With a hand mixer or in a standing mixer, Cream the butter, caster sugar and icing sugar until light and fluffy.
    3. Gradually add in the egg and beat until just incorporated.
    4. Add the flour and salt, and mix until combined and the dough can be formed into a ball.
    5. Put the dough on a sheet of plastic cling wrap and flatten it into a disk.
    6. Store the dough in the freezer for 15 minutes.
    7. Grease the tart tins and press the dough into your tart tins.
    8. Freeze the tarts for another 15 minutes.
    9. Take out the tarts from the freezer and lightly prick them with a fork.
    10. Bake the tarts for 5 minutes at 200°C, then bake at 180°C for 15 minutes or until lightly golden brown.
    11. Once the tarts are cooled, fill them with lemon curd and smooth the tops.
    12. Bake the tarts at 175°C for about 10 minutes.
    13. Make the Meringue - Beat the egg whites until foamy and add the Cream of tartar.
    14. Gradually add in the sugar and beat until the curd is just firm until stiff peaks are formed.
    15. Spoon the meringue on the top of the hot tarts and bake for another 10 minutes or until the meringue has lightly browned.
    16. Once the tarts cool, they are ready to serve!

Baking Tips

  • Sweet Cookie and Cake Decorations

    Place a small amount of sugar in small glass jars, add a few drops of food coloring and shake jar. Keep several colors on hand. You can also use this technique with shredded coconut.

  • About SCS

    SCS is one of the most endeared and beloved household brands in Singapore and Malaysia.


    The velvety, rich, buttery and familiar taste of SCS Butter has been savoured by families since 1905! SCS Butter is 100% pure creamery butter.


    SCS unwavering promise to consistently deliver only the best product quality even after a century, is the key reason why it remains the most sought after butter brand for top chefs and bakers alike not just in Singapore, but in Malaysia too.


    With the very same goodness of premium quality dairy products, consumers can also enjoy the SCS range of premium quality products such as SCS Spreadable Butter, SCS Portion Butter, SCS Cheese Slices and SCS Cream Cheese.