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Elmer's Favorite Lemon Pie Recipe

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This recipe for Elmer's Favorite Lemon Pie, by , is from The Smith Hubbard Warns Connection Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Ruth Warns Hubbard Smith
Added: Monday, September 5, 2005

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 C. sugar
6 T. cornstarch
1 C. milk
6 egg yolks, lightly beaten
1/4 C. butter
2 T. grated lemon rind
1/2 C. lemon juice
1/2 C. sour cream
1 C. whipping cream, whipped
1 baked 9" pastry shell

Directions:
Directions:
Combine sugar and cornstarch in a lightly greased heavy saucepan. Stir in milk until smooth. Cook and stir over medium heat until thickened and bubbly.
Reduce heat, cook and stir 2 minutes more.
Remove from the heat.
Stir a small amout of hot filling into egg yolks, return all to the pan.
Bring to a genle boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes.
Remove from heat and stir in butter and lemon peel. Gently stir in lemon juice.
Cool to room temperature and then fold in sour cream and whipped cream.
Pour into pastry shell and Chill for at least 1 hour before cutting.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1/2 hour plus chilling time
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is the very best if made with fresh lemons. We're Californians so have our own lemon tree.
If fresh are not available, Real Lemon is a good substitute, but you will miss the grated rind.

 

 

 

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