BC Blueberry + Lemon Tart

July 19, 2020 3 Comments

BC Blueberry + Lemon Tart

Serves 12.

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BC Blueberry + Lemon Tart

Delicious BC Blueberries can be bough fresh in July through until the beginning of October, and are available frozen year-round. http://bcblueberry.com


  • Crust:
    • 1 cup all purpose flour
    • 1/4 cup sugar
    • 1/4 cup butter
    • 1 egg lightly beaten
  • Filling:
    • 3 eggs
    • 1/2 cup sugar
    • 1 tbsp grated lemon zest
    • 3/4 cup ground almonds
    • 3/4 cup fresh squeezed lemon juice
    • 1/3 cup meted butter
    • 3/4 cup fresh or frozen BC Blueberries


  1. Method: Crust
    1. Combine flour and sugar. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse meal. Stir in egg. Mix well with hands until a smooth ball forms. Press into sides and bottom of a 9" (23 cm) flan pan with removable bottom. Prick pastry with fork.
    2. Chill 1/2 hour. Bake at 375 F (191 C) on lower oven rack for 10-12 minutes. Cool.
  2. Method: Filling
    1. Whisk eggs, sugar, lemon rind, lemon juice, ground almonds, and melted butter.
    2. Place fresh or frozen BC Blueberries in an even layer on bottom of cooled crust. Carefully cover with filling mixture and bake in heated over 375F (191C) oven, 30-35 minutes until filling is set.
    3. Remove to wire rack and cool. Chill in a refrigerator until ready to serve.

Prep Time: 15 Minutes

Cook time: 45 Minutes

3 Responses


July 23, 2020

Thanks for catching the missing Lemon Juice in the filling instructions Betty! I have fixed the recipe.

Cathleen Swerdan
Cathleen Swerdan

July 23, 2020

I added fresh whipping cream on top made a huge impact

Betty Yamamoto
Betty Yamamoto

July 23, 2020

Lemon blueberry tart. Recipe instruction left out lemon Juice.
instruction is for pie. Picture shows tart and blueberries on top.
May be confusing for people who are not familiar in using a recipe and adapting

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