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Nora's Lemon Cream Pie Recipe

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This recipe for Nora's Lemon Cream Pie, by , is from Family Traditions, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Jennifer Inserra
Added: Friday, August 15, 2008


1-1/2 cups water
3 egg yolks
1 tablespoon butter
3 heaping tablespoons cornstarch
1 cup sugar
juice and rind of 1 lemon

Pie crust:
1 cup flour
3 tablespoons water
2 heaping tablespoons lard
1 teaspoon salt

Use enough cold water to dissolve corn starch. Boil 1- 1 1/2 cup water. Add dissolved cornstarch, stirring constantly. Add sugar, egg yolks, lemon juice and butter. Beat well and let cool.




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