Nana's Lemon Pie

Nana's Lemon Pie Recipe

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pat harriant

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@peebie

Oh, how my brother Buzz loves this pie!This was he very favorite. (And just for the record he was Nana's favorite).

Rating:
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Serves:
6
Prep:
45 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

1 c
sugar
1 c
water
2 Tbsp
cornstarch dissolved in water
1 pinch
salt
2
yolks
2
grated rinds and juice of lemons

How to Make Nana's Lemon Pie

Step-by-Step

  • 1Boil the 2 cups of sugar together with 1 cup of water. Add the 2 good tablespoons of cornstarch dissolved in water to the boiling water and cook until transparent.
  • 2Beat the 2 egg yolks slightly with the pinch of salt, lemon juice, and rind of 2 lemons.
  • 3Add this mixture to the water, sugar and cornstarch mixture, stir well. Cook an additional minute.
  • 4Remove from heat, cool slightly and pour into baked pie shell. Top with meringue and brown in oven.

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About Nana's Lemon Pie

Course/Dish: Pies
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Heirloom
Hashtag: #Dessert