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Passover Lemon Pie Recipe

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Jessica Sachs-Serfess


6 egg yolks, beaten
1 tsp grated lemon peel
⅓ cup lemon juice
⅓ cup water
cup sugar
5 egg whites
10 tbsp sugar

cup ground almonds
cup matzah meal
2 tbsp sugar
⅛ tsp salt
cup peanut oil
1 egg white

Pie Mixture:
1. In top of a double boiler combine egg yolks, lemon peel, lemon juice, water and cup sugar. Cook over gently boiling water, stirring frequently, until thickened, about 15 minutes. Remove from heat.

2. Beat egg whites until frothy. Gradually add remaining 10 tbsp sugar, beating until soft peaks form. Fold one-third of the beaten egg whites into warm lemon mixture. Pour into cooled almond-matzah crust.

3. Top with remaining meringue, sealing to crust.

1. Mix together almonds, matzah meal, sugar, and salt.

2. Beat together peanut oil and one egg white; stir into almond mixture.

3. Press mixture firmly and evenly against sides and bottom of a 9-inch pie plate. Bake at 375 for 15-20 minutes, or until lightly browned. Cool thoroughly.




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