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nana's lemon pie

Recipe by
pat harriant
jacksonville, FL

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

yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 45 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For nana's lemon pie

  • 1 c
  • 1 c
  • 2 Tbsp
    cornstarch dissolved in water
  • 1 pinch
  • 2
  • 2
    grated rinds and juice of lemons

How To Make nana's lemon pie

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