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Sweet and Sour: Learn How to Make a Perfect Lemon Torte

by Christina Julia

Treat yourself to a delicious lemon torte with the perfect balance of sweet and sour! Learn how to make this delectable dessert with our easy-to-follow recipe. With just a few simple ingredients, you can whip up a mouth-watering lemon torte that will be sure to impress your friends and family. Our step-by-step instructions will help you create a perfectly balanced sweet and sour treat that can be served in any size. Enjoy a delicious lemon torte today!

A sweet and sour lemon torte is a delicious and easy-to-make dessert that is sure to impress your guests. The combination of sweet and tart flavors is a classic that is sure to be a hit. With just a few simple ingredients, you can make a perfect lemon torte that will have everyone asking for seconds.

To make the perfect lemon torte, start by preheating your oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 9-inch round cake pan with butter and line the bottom with parchment paper. In a large bowl, mix together the dry ingredients: 1 ½ cups of all-purpose flour, 1 teaspoon of baking powder, and ½ teaspoon of salt. In a separate bowl, cream together ½ cup of butter and 1 cup of sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in 2 eggs, one at a time, then add the zest of one lemon and 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract.

Slowly add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, stirring until just combined. Pour the batter into the prepared pan and bake for 25-30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Let the cake cool in the pan for 10 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely. Once cooled, top with a lemon glaze made from 1 cup of powdered sugar, 2 tablespoons of lemon juice, and 1 tablespoon of melted butter. Enjoy!

Lemon Torte is a delicious sweet and sour treat that is easy to make. Our recipe will show you how to make a perfect Lemon Torte that is sure to please. With just a few simple ingredients, you can create a delicious dessert that will be a hit with everyone.

Lemon Torte

Serves: 8 Prep Time: Cooking Time:
Nutrition facts: 200 calories 20 grams fat
Rating: 5.0/5
( 1 voted )


  • Tart Base
  • 150g almond flour
  • 150g plain flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 tbsp. coconut oil
  • Pinch of salt
  • Lemon Filling
  • 7 eggs
  • 200 ml double cream
  • 1 tbsp. honey
  • 1tbsp. Triple Zero sweetener
  • 5 lemons, zest and juice


  1. Preheat oven to 180°c/Gas Mark 4.
  2. Put the almond flour, plain flour, 2 eggs. 3 tablespoons of coconut oil and the salt in a big bowl and mix together thoroughly, ensuring they combine evenly.
  3. Roll the pastry with a rolling pin into a roughly circular shape, on a lightly floured surface. Press evenly onto the bottom of a 7 inch wide, loose bottomed tart tin to form the base.
  4. Bake for around 15 minutes until it goes a slightly brown colour. Put aside to cool. Then lower the oven temperature to 170°c. To make the filling, whisk the eggs with a hand whisk to break the yolks and add the remaining ingredients, whisking thoroughly until totally smooth.
  5. Pour the filling onto the cooled tart base and bake for approximately 30 minutes. When it has cooled decorate the tart with a dust of icing sugar, shavings of unsweetened dark chocolate and mint leaves if you wish.

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