If it were any easier it would be criminal. No, I have not left anything out – the only hitch here is that it must be made at least a day in advance as the acid from the lemon needs time to set the cream. Making the shortbread is optional; but the recipe is so easy it would be unforgivable not too.
|500ml/2 cups cream|
|140g/ ½ cup plus 1tblsp sugar|
|Zeste & juice of 4 large lemons|
|250g/1 cup flour|
|160g/ 2/3 cup butter|
|80g/ 1/3 cup sugar|
|1 egg yolk|