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🍋 Zesty Vegan Lemon Tart Recipe

Indulge in a zesty vegan lemon tart with this easy recipe from Meals Vegan. Made with almond flour, coconut oil, and fresh lemon juice, this dessert is a perfect combination of sweet and tangy flavors.

Zesty Vegan Lemon Tart

You will need:

  • almond flour1 1/2 cups almond flour
  • coconut oil1/4 cup coconut oil, melted
  • pure maple syrup1/4 cup pure maple syrup
  • sea salt1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • fresh lemons1 cup fresh lemon juice
  • full-fat coconut milk1/2 cup full-fat coconut milk
  • pure maple syrup1/2 cup pure maple syrup
  • cornstarch5 tablespoons cornstarch
  • lemon zest1 tablespoon lemon zest


  1. Start by preheating your oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. In a mixing bowl, combine the almond flour, melted coconut oil, maple syrup, and sea salt. Stir until a dough forms.
  3. Press the dough evenly into the bottom of a tart pan. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown.
  4. While the crust is baking, prepare the lemon filling. In a saucepan, combine the lemon juice, coconut milk, maple syrup, cornstarch, and lemon zest.
  5. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until the mixture thickens into a custard-like consistency.
  6. Once the crust is done, remove it from the oven and pour the lemon filling over it.
  7. Return the tart to the oven and bake for another 15 minutes.
  8. Remove from the oven and let it cool completely. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours before serving.


You can garnish the tart with additional lemon zest or slices of fresh lemon for added zestiness. It's best served chilled.

Delight your taste buds with the tangy and sweet flavors of our Zesty Vegan Lemon Tart. This refreshing dessert is a testament to the fact that vegan recipes can be just as indulgent and satisfying as their non-vegan counterparts. The tart's crust is made from almond flour, a wonderful gluten-free alternative to traditional wheat flour, and is sweetened with pure maple syrup, a natural and unrefined sweetener.

The lemon filling, brimming with the fresh zestiness of lemons, is a delightful contrast to the subtly sweet crust. The full-fat coconut milk lends a creamy texture to the filling, making every bite a luxurious experience. This tart is not just a treat to your palate but also a feast for your eyes with its vibrant yellow filling and golden-brown crust.

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So, why wait? Get your tart pan ready and embark on a culinary adventure with our Zesty Vegan Lemon Tart. Happy baking!