Shaker Lemon Pie

1
Laura Johnson

By
@ljohnson58

This is one of my favorite desserts to make in the summertime. Very refreshing!

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
10
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
35 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

CRUST

1 1/2 c
flour
1/4 c
sugar
1/2 c
butter or margarine

FILLING

2
large lemons
1
egg, separated
3
additional eggs, beaten
2 c
sugar

Step-By-Step

1For Crust:
In food processor or with pastry blender, combine butter, sugar and flour until mixture resembles course crumbs. Pat into 10" pie plate.
2Brush bottom of crust with egg yoke. Shield edges of crust with pie shield or strips of foil and bake at 375 for 5 minutes.
3For filling:
Slice lemons, rind and all, paper-thin, removing seeds as you slice. Combine with sugar and let stand 2 hours or longer.
4Add remaining egg white to the other three beaten eggs and combine well. Add to lemon and sugar mixture.
5Pour filling into crust. With shield in place, bake for 30 minutes or until center jiggles only slightly. Cool for 2 hours before serving.

About Shaker Lemon Pie

Course/Dish: Pies
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American