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Lemon Tarts

Tiny lemon tarts, with buttery graham crust are a refreshing, crunchy, and delicious treat. Try substituting chocolate crumbs for graham, as well as any other citrus juice you like. Grapefruit, lime, and blood orange are all great.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Canadian
Keyword: lemon tarts, lemon tarts with graham crust, lemon tarts with condensed milk


  • 1 ¼ cups graham crumbs
  • 5 tablespoons butter melted
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 can sweetened condensed milk
  • 4 egg yolks
  • ¾ cup lemon juice
  • zest of one lemon


  • Preheat oven to 350ºF and line a muffin tin with 12 cupcake liners.
  • Mix graham crumbs, sugar, and melted butter. Divide evenly between cupcake liners, press on crumb mixture with your fingers to pack down, and bake for 10 minutes. Set aside to cool.
  • While the crusts are cooling make the filling. Whisk condensed milk, egg yolks, lemon juice, and lemon zest until smooth. Divide lemon batter evenly between baked crusts and return to oven for 15 minutes. Cool and serve.