Flour, egg yolks and sugar combined with crushed pineapple make for a deliciously thickened pie filling. It is infused with the flavor of lemon from the lemon juice and lemon zest.
INGREDIENTS (for 8 servings):
- 1 cup white sugar
- 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 2 egg yolks
- 1/4 cup water
- 1 (8 ounce) can crushed pineapple
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
- 1 tablespoon grated lemon zest
- 1 (9 inch) pie shell, baked
In a medium bowl, mix together sugar, flour, salt and egg yolks.
Bring water and pineapple to a boil in a medium saucepan. Stir in sugar mixture and mix well. Cook over medium heat until thickened; stir constantly.
Stir in butter, lemon juice and lemon zest to saucepan. Then spoon entire mixture into pie shell. Cover and refrigerate pie until ready to be served.