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shaker lemon pie

★★★★★ 2
a recipe by
Laura Johnson
East Peoria, IL

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

★★★★★ 2
serves 10
prep time 30 Min
cook time 35 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For shaker lemon pie

  • 1 1/2 c
  • 1/4 c
  • 1/2 c
    butter or margarine
  • 2
    large lemons
  • 1
    egg, separated
  • 3
    additional eggs, beaten
  • 2 c

How To Make shaker lemon pie

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

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