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Mini Strawberry Lemon Tarts Recipe has fresh lemon filling with fresh strawberries on top.

Mini Strawberry Lemon Tart Recipe

Using only 6 ingredients, this Mini Strawberry Lemon Tart Recipe is a fantastic dessert option for any occasion. From a formal holiday dinner to a casual summer picnic, this mix of tart lemon custard and fresh sweet strawberries is delicious! And, made as mini tarts, they are easy to serve and share!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword lemon, mini tarts, strawberry
Prep Time 8 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Cooling Time 2 hours
Servings 10 Mini Tarts
Calories 200 kcal


  • 2 large eggs
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • ¼ cup unsalted butter
  • Juice and rind of 2 small lemons
  • 2-3 strawberries sliced
  • 9 to 10 frozen mini pie shells frozen


  1. In a medium-sized sauce pan, mix together eggs, sugar and butter over medium high heat. Stir until all ingredients are melted and are well-incorporated with each other.
  2. Add lemon juice and lemon rind. Stir.
  3. Lower heat to medium and whisk the ingredients consistently, for about 6-7 minutes, until a thick custard forms.
  4. Pour lemon custard into a bowl, covering it with plastic. Chill in the refrigerator for about 2 hours.
  5. Bake frozen pie shells according to package’s directions. Cool completely.
  6. Once everything is chilled, fill up each pie shell with custard. Top off with a strawberry slice. Serve and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

You CAN make the filling beforehand. In fact, it needs to chill in the fridge for at least 2 hours, so you'll need to get a BIT of a headstart anyways. But I would not put the filling into the shells until just before serving. The can start to get soggy if they are out too long. 

Nutrition Facts
Mini Strawberry Lemon Tart Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 200
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.