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15 citrus tart recipes that are delightfully sweet and tangy

Is there anything better than the heavenly flavour of citrus encased in sweet and crispy pastry? From a classic silky lemon tart to a wonderfully unique sugar-free rosemary, labne and orange recipe, these tarts are sure to tingle your taste buds.

By Harriet Keown
For more zesty deliciousness, watch our video below to find out how to make the perfect lemon curd or try one of our top 10 best lemon tart recipes!
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    Mini lemon curd cups with almond cookie crust

    These delicate lemon curd cups are the perfect recipe for producing bite-sized treats to enjoy at your next tea party, baby shower, dinner party or other sweet social gathering


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    Tangelo tart with candied blood oranges

    Treat yourself with this scrumptiously sweet tangelo tart with sweet candied blood oranges. The perfect dessert to serve at your next dinner party, for a birthday or just an indulgent treat.

    Australian Women's Weekly|

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    Lime and coconut tarts

    The adage that ‘cool fingers make light pastry’ is true, even when using the ready-made variety. Fill with sweet and tangy coconut and lime filling and this delectable afternoon snack is served.

    New Zealand Taste|

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    Citrus frangipane tart

    In Nici's delicious citrus frangipane tart, you can use whatever citrus you can find for this recipe, at least three different types is good to get the right pattern.

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|

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    Lemon, honey and ricotta tart

    Autumn is the time when new season honey is available and it really is such a wonderful ingredient to use in baking, especially in Nici's deliciously sweet lemon, honey and ricotta tart.

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|

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    Silky lemon tart

    Citrus tarts are a favourite with many, and my mum’s made her own version of Australian cook Stephanie Alexander’s tart recipe for years. It’s insanely silky and light as a feather.

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|

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    Creamy chocolate and orange ricotta tart

    When chocolate and orange collide, magic happens! Try Nici Wickes' chocolate pastry tart and discover the wonderful combination of creamy ricotta, dark chocolate and vibrant citrus

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|

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    Lime and ginger tart

    Lime and ginger are a match made in heaven, and this tart shows that off beautifully. Made with a creamy and zingy filling inside a crunchy gingernut base, one slice will never be enough!


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    Baked lemon and coconut tart

    Lemon with coconut adds more flavour to your typically ordinary lemon tart making it even harder to break away from

    Australian Women's Weekly|

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    Zesty lemon and passionfruit tart

    This zesty lemon and passionfruit tart provides the perfect sweet finale. The tangy fruity flavours keep this tart wonderfully light and refreshing while satisfying that sweet tooth

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|

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    Key lime tart

    Add a zesty twist to Christmas with this key lime tart. With a lush, citrusy NESTLÉ HIGHLANDER Sweetened Condensed Milk filling, this fresh dessert is the perfect indulgence after a full-on festive feast


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    Tangelo tart with tangelo salad

    Tangelos are a cross between a tangerine and grapefruit. They look like an especially richly coloured, smallish orange with a slight neck at the stem end, and taste like a sweet orange.

    Australian Women's Weekly|

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    Lemon mascarpone and raspberry tarts

    Looking for a sweet touch for your next cocktail party? Try this recipe for light, luscious lemon mascarpone and raspberry tarts. They're bite-sized, creamy and ready in less than 1 hour

    Woman's Day (NZ edition)|