Just three ingredients go into this tangy pie: lemons that are cut paper thin, sugar and four beaten eggs. The lemons are sugared and left to macerate overnight. When it 's time to assemble the pie, the eggs are combined with the sugared lemons to make th
INGREDIENTS (for 8 servings):
- 2 lemons, thinly sliced
- 2 cups white sugar
- 4 eggs, beaten
- 1 recipe pastry for a 9 inch double crust pie
Slice the lemons and combine in a large bowl with the 2 cups sugar. Let stand for at least 4 hours, preferably overnight.
Add the beaten eggs and mix well. Pour into an unbaked 9 inch piecrust and cover with a top crust.
Brush the top with milk and sprinkle granulated sugar on top.
Bake at 450 degrees F (230 degrees C) for 15 minutes, then reduce heat to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) and bake for an additional 20 to 25 minutes, or until a knife inserted into the pie comes out clean.