Mother's Lemon Pie Recipe

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Mother's Lemon Pie

Aleta Beane

By
@letajune

I saved this from my mother's recipe box which was given to her by a friend. This lemony custard pie is delicious...easily made and short prep time. Fresh lemon juice is the key! Delicious


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Serves:
8
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1 large
baked pie shell
3/4 c
sugar
1/4 tsp
salt
4 Tbsp
cornstarch
1 tsp
lemon rind, grated
1/3 c
fresh squeezed lemon juice..not from concentrate)
3 large
egg yolks
c
1 1/2 cups water
1 Tbsp
butter

Step-By-Step

1Mix dry ingredients. Add water a small amout at a time and combine. Cook until thickened.
2Lightly beat egg yolks, add a small amount of custard to egg yolks then gradually pour back into hot custard gradually, stirring constantly. Cook 2-3 minutes longer.
3Add lemon juice, rind and butter. Pour into baked pie shell and top with meringue.(be sure to seal meringue to edges). Bake 400 till lightly browned.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Hashtag: #desserts