Monday, 11 June 2012


SUNDAY ROAST is getting popular here at Skylark Farm and i like to keep as fresh with ideas for desserts as i can.
Having been given some soft lemons from the farmshop at the weekend i googled recipes with lemon in and came up with BANANA LEMON TART.

First thing needed is sweet shortcrust pastry.
*250g Plain Flour
*50g Icing Sugar
*125g Butter
*1 Large Free Range Egg (beaten)
*Splash Milk

Sieve the flour and sugar.
Rub in the butter.
Add the egg and milk to form a dough.
Wrap in clingfilm and rest for 1 hour in the fridge.
The lemon flavouring in the tart comes in the form of lemon curd so whilst the sweet pastry was chilling i popped over to one of my favourite blogs RosMadeMe where i knew Ros had a recipe for making lemon curd. You can find that recipe here
SO, having made my lemon curd i began on the tart.

First roll out the pastry dough and lay into a 9ins flan dish. Prick the bottom of the tart case. Bake blind on 160C (Fan Oven)/325F/Gas Mark 3 for 10 minutes, then remove the paper and beans. Bake for a further 5 minutes. Remove from the oven.
Spread 4Tbsps Strawberry Jam over the base of the pastry case.

Slice 3 Ripe Bananas and arrange evenly on the top.
Take your Lemon Curd from the chiller and measure out 5Tbsps.
Whisk in 2 beaten Free Range Eggs and 250g Creme Fraiche or Fromage Frais (entirely your preference).
Pour over the bananas.
Pop it back in the oven for about 30 minutes or until the filling is set and slightly browned.

Banana Lemon Tart

Leave to cool to room temperature before serving.
Once again i'm entering into Handmade Monday to see what the crafting community have been up to this week.


  1. Mmmm. Looks very tempting! Ros is the person to know when you need to know how to make something!

  2. Sigh, will you come and be my chef? I've got a spare cupboard I can keep you in! That pie/tart sounds truly scrumptious.

  3. Looks scrummy! If I make ths I'd have to eat it all as my hubby is allergic to bananas, shame really! ;-)

  4. It looks and sounds lovely. I'd have never thought of putting lemon and banana together. Ali x

  5. I feel so hungry now, love lemons and bananas and may just have to give this recipe a go.

  6. Hmmm that looks amazing! I bet it goes down really well yum! Hope you have a great week x

  7. I love bananas and having them with lemon sounds sooooo nice.