Bobbie Bakes at 5th Avenue Cake Designs shared this enchanting lemon pie/tart tutorial.
Just looking at the photos enticed my tastebuds, with those adorable royal icing blueberries, charming lemon slices decoratively placed on the meringue and encompassed with an icing crust.
Tart cookies would be a wonderful desert to serve at a 4th of July picnic, easy to transport and one sugar cookie recipe would enable you to display a plethora of the lemon tart cookies!
Surprise your friends and family by flavoring the cookies and icing with lemon. Now your cookies will not only look like mini lemon tarts, but taste like a lemon tart!
Lemon Meringue Tarts:
- Petal nozzle, Wilton 101 or PME 58R
- Writer nozzle, Wilton 4, Wilton 8,
- Star nozzle #Wilton #18
- Parchment Paper cones or piping bags
- 5/0 Artist brush
- PME holder, option
- Circle cutter, PC
- Work board
- PME wheel cutter
- Mini wheel cutter or sharp craft knife
- PME Dresden tool
- Artist paint brushes, round #6
- Cake turntable, optional
- Royal icing
- 1-Recipe Vanilla-Bean sugar cookie
- Food Paste
- Royal blue, Wilton
- Navy blue, SF
- Lemon yellow, Wilton
- Chestnut, SKGI
- Petal dust
- Super white, SF
- Midnight Blue, CC
- Pipe Gel, CC
- EverClear or Lemon Extract
To flavor the royal icing substitute almond extract with fresh lemon juice.
The colour for the Royal Icing Blueberries:
After rubbing down the royal icing colour the icing with 1/4 tooth pick royal blue, 1/2 toothpick navy blue, and 1/2 toothpick violet.
The royal blue gives depth and light to the colour.
Prepare your cornets/piping bags with the nozzles:
For the lemon curd icing.. topcoat consistency fitted with #4 nozzle.
For the pie crust icing..medium consistency fitted with petal nozzle Wilton #101.
Now that you have all your equipment and materials it is time to create lemon pie sugar cookies!
Please enjoy the video:
For the complete HD video...23.11 minutes.
The video will detail how to create the royal icing blueberries, meringue, and lemon slices.
Time Schedule for Lemon Tart Cookies