Lemon curd, mascarpone & passion fruit tart

Lemon curd, mascarpone & passion fruit tart
Serve this vibrant lemon curd and passion fruit tart as an easy dessert or sweet treat. Its tropical flavours make it perfect for summer

  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:15 mins
    • Cook:25 mins
    • plus cooling
  • Easy
  • Serves 6

Nutrition: Per serving


  • 320g sheet of puff pastry
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 250g mascarpone
  • 150ml double cream
  • 6 tbsp lemon curd
  • 3 passion fruit, seeds removed
  • 30g chopped pistachios


  • STEP 1

    Heat the oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Unroll the puff pastry onto a lined baking tray. Score a 2cm border around the edge of the pastry using a sharp knife, then brush the border with the egg.

  • STEP 2

    Bake for 15-20 mins, or until golden and crisp. Gently push down the middle with the back of a spoon, then leave to cool completely.

  • STEP 3

    Whisk the mascarpone with the double cream and 3 tbsp lemon curd until soft and spoonable. Fold in another 3 tbsp lemon curd and the seeds of 1 passion fruit.

  • STEP 4

    Spoon the cream mixture in the centre of the pastry and scatter over the seeds of 2 passion fruit and the chopped pistachios.

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