Mother's Lemon Pie

Mother's Lemon Pie Recipe

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Aleta Beane

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@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

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
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

How to Make Mother's Lemon Pie

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.

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About Mother's Lemon Pie

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




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