"A man who was fond of wine was offered some grapes at dessert after dinner. "Much obliged," said he, pushing the plate aside; "I am not accustomed to take my wine in pills."--Jean Antheleme Brillat-Savarin, The Physiology of Taste

Whole Lemon Pie Recipe

  Tried it? Rate this Recipe:
 

 

This recipe for Whole Lemon Pie, by , is from GENOVA FAMILY COOKBOOK, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Maxine Glassey
Added: Monday, September 21, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Prepare pie crust. Your recipe or a pre-made crust.

Pie Filling:
1 large lemon
1 1/2 cups sugar
4 large eggs
1/2 cup unsalted butter - softened
1 tsp. vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
Wash lemon and trim off the ends. Cut into 8 wedges. Remove any seeds. Place the lemon, rind included, into a blender. Puree on high for 2 minutes or until the lemon is very finely pulverized. Add sugar and eggs. Blend for 2 minutes. Add butter and vanilla. Blend for 1 minute or until everything is combined and smooth. Pour the filling into prepared crust. Bake at 350 for 35-40 minutes or until the center is set.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Serve pie on the first day it is baked for a mild lemon flavor, or cover pie with plastic wrap, keep at room temperature and serve the next day for a fuller lemon flavor.

 

 

 

Learn more about the process to create a cookbook -- or
Start your own personal family cookbook right now!  Here's to good eating!

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!

 

Bookmark and Share

 

 

249W  

Cookbooks are great for Holiday Gifts, Wedding Gifts, Bridal Shower ideas and Family Reunions!

*Recipes and photos entered into the Family Cookbook Project are provided by the submitting contributors. All rights are retained by the contributor. Please contact us if you believe copyright violations have occurred.


Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!