Yield: 8 servings

Lemon Tart Recipe

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 18 minutes
Total Time 28 minutes

A gorgeous Lemon Tart with a buttery, rich Macadamia Nut Crust. Decorate the top of this pretty tart with some homemade Whipped Cream. Don't forget to make your own lemon curd!


For the Crust:

  • 2 Tablespoons light brown sugar, packed
  • ½ cup macadamia nuts
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 ¼ cup all purpose flour
  • 7 Tablespoons unsalted butter, cold
  • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 cups lemon curd

For the Whipped Cream:

  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • ⅓ cup vanilla sugar (or granulated sugar, if desired)


  1. In a food processor, pulse brown sugar, nuts and granulated sugar until finely crushed. Add flour and salt and pulse to combine. Add butter, one tablespoon at a time. Should form a sticky dough.
  2. Press dough into bottom of a 9-inch tart pan (or use a springform pan). Bake in a 375 degree oven for 15-18 minutes. Remove from oven and cool on wire rack for 10 minutes. Remove from pan and cool completely.
  3. When cooled, fill tart with lemon curd.
  4. For the whipped cream, beat heavy cream with vanilla sugar on high for 2-3 minutes until soft peaks form. Pipe onto tart. ENJOY.


  • Lemon curd- use store bought or make homemade lemon curd using my delicoius recipe!
  • Vanilla Sugar- You can use powdered sugar if desired, or use my homemade vanilla sugar recipe!
  • See blog post for more recipe tips and tricks.

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:

1 slice

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 579Total Fat: 37gSaturated Fat: 20gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 15gCholesterol: 143mgSodium: 195mgCarbohydrates: 60gFiber: 1gSugar: 44gProtein: 6g

*Nutrition facts are an estimate and not guaranteed to be accurate. Please see a registered dietitian for special diet advice.

Did you make this recipe?

Please leave a comment on the blog or share a photo on Instagram