Lemon & Mascarpone No-Bake Tart

Lemon & Mascarpone No-Bake Tart

Summer is all about creamy, easy to make, no bake recipes, and this lemon and mascarpone cream tart is the perfect choice for a delicious treat that tastes like summer! It’s basically a fail-proof recipe with just the perfect choice of ingredients!


Yield: 9 generous servings

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cooling time: one hour


for the crust:

  • 200g. biscuits
  • 100g. unsalted butter (melted)

for the mascarpone cream:

  • 200ml. whipping cream
  • 250g. mascarpone cheese

for the lemon curd:

  • 3 egg yolks
  • 1 whole egg
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice (freshly squeezed)
  • 1/4 cup sugar


  • To prepare the tart, start by crushing the biscuits until you get fine crumbs. 
  • Mix in the melted butter and press into a tart baking pan. 
  • Keep it in the freezer for about one hour, plenty of time to make your own lemon curd and whip the mascarpone cream. 
  • To make the lemon curd combine all ingredients in a heat-proof bowl over a simmering water, whisk them together until the curd starts to thicken and becomes glossy, creamy and thick. 
  • Sift it through a fine sift, cover with plastic wrap and cool it down in the fridge until you are ready to use it. 
  • To whip the mascarpone cream start by whipping the whipping cream, than add the mascarpone and whip for another minute or two. 
  • Once both are well combined, cool it a little bit and you’ll be ready to combine the three elements. 
  • Fill the biscuits crust with mascarpone cream and top with lemon curd, making beautiful marble effect. 
  • Serve immediately if you like it creamer, or chill it a little longer to have more of a ice cream consistency!

For more details on how to make this recipe, check the video recipe below.

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