This is a deceptively simple pie to make that boasts a wonderful creamy, sweet lemon filling. Eggs, lots of sugar, butter, milk, fresh lemon juice, and a bit of white cornstarch for thickening, are stirred up, poured into a pastry shell, and baked. Dust t
INGREDIENTS (for 8 servings):
- 4 eggs
- 1 1/2 cups white sugar
- 2 tablespoons white cornmeal
- 1/4 cup butter, melted
- 1/2 cup milk
- 2 lemons, juiced
- 1 recipe pastry for a 9 inch single crust pie
Combine eggs, sugar, cornmeal, melted butter or margarine, milk, and lemon juice in a large bowl. Mix until sugar is dissolved, but do not beat. Pour filling into unbaked pie shell.
Bake at 425 degrees F (220 degrees C) for 10 minutes. Reduce temperature to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C), and continue to bake until set. Serve at room temperature.