A playful twist on lemon meringue pie, this tart's crust is laced with Fresh Basil Flavor for an unexpected herbal note. The filling's Juicy Peach adds an unexpected punch of fresh flavor, that pairs perfectly with the tart flavor. Tartness balanced with Sweet Meyer Lemon flavor in the fluffy topping creates a combination of flavors that tastes just like summer.
Preheat oven to 350ºF. Prepare 9 in. tart pan with vegetable pan spray.
For crust, stir together melted butter, sugar, Fresh Basil Flavor and salt in large bowl. Add flour; stir until just combined. Evenly press into the bottom and up the sides of pan. With fork, prick dough all over. Refrigerate 30 minutes.
Bake crust 15-18 minutes or until lightly browned. If crust bubbles up, gently press back into place with a spoon. Cool completely in pan on cooling grid.
For filling, stir together milk and cream in measuring cup.
In small bowl, whisk together 1/4 cup milk mixture and cornstarch.
In large bowl, whisk together egg, egg yolks and 1/4 cup milk mixture.
Set a fine mesh strainer inside medium bowl. In medium saucepan, whisk together remaining 1-1/4 cups milk mixture, sugar and salt. Cook over medium-high heat until steaming, stirring often. Reduce heat to medium. Slowly whisk sugar mixture into egg mixture; return to saucepan. Cook until steaming, stirring constantly. Whisk in cornstarch mixture; cook until thickened, stirring constantly. Remove from heat; push mixture through strainer. Whisk in butter and Juicy Peach Flavor. Cover top of filling directly with plastic wrap. Cool to room temperature.
Spread cooled filling into prepared crust. Chill completely.
For topping, preheat broiler. In large bowl, whip meringue powder, water, 1/4 cup sugar, and Sweet Meyer Lemon Flavor with electric mixer on high speed 4 minutes. Gradually add remaining sugar and continue whipping at high speed 3-4 minutes or until meringue is stiff but not dry. Spread topping onto tart. Broil 30-45 seconds, or until meringue is lightly toasted.
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