Lemon Spring Tart

Freshen up spring celebrations with this sweet and vibrant Lemon Spring Tart.

Topped with enticing seasonal fruit, this delicate dessert features fresh squeezed lemon juice in a velvety cream cheese filling atop a delightful graham cracker crust.

With its smooth texture and mouth-watering flavor, this tart is a refreshing treat for any special gathering.

Lemon Spring Tart
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  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter, melted
  • 3 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 can (14 ounces) NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Sweetened Condensed Milk
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 1/3 cup fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon peel
  • 1 to 1 1/2 cups sliced fresh fruit and/or berries


PREHEAT oven to 350° F. Spray 9- or 10-inch tart pan with removable bottom with nonstick cooking spray.

COMBINE graham cracker crumbs, butter and sugar in medium bowl; press onto bottom of prepared pan. Bake for 5 minutes.

BEAT sweetened condensed milk and cream cheese in large mixer bowl until smooth. Stir in lemon juice and lemon peel. Pour over crust; gently smooth top.

BAKE for 28 to 30 minutes or until filling is set. Cool to room temperature; refrigerate for at least 2 hours.

ARRANGE fruit as desired over tart. Remove rim of pan; slice into wedges.

NOTE: Try substituting 1/3 less fat cream cheese (Neufchâtel) and NESTLÉ LA LECHERA FAT FREE Sweetened Condensed Milk.

Nutritional Information

% Daily Value *

  • Total Fat 15g 24%
  • Saturated Fat 8g 42%
  • Cholesterol 40mg 13%
  • Sodium 190mg 8%
  • Carbohydrates 34g 11%
  • Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
  • Vitamin A 10%
  • Vitamin C 15%
  • Calcium 10%
  • Iron 4%
  • Sugars 27g
  • Protein 5g

* Percentage Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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