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

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Mix dry ingredients. Add water a small amout at a time and combine. Cook until thickened.
2
Lightly 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.
3
Add 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