Lemon Cake Pie Recipe

Lemon Cake Pie Recipe

Total Time

01:10 mins

Preparation 00:15 mins

Cooking 00:55 mins

Recipe ingredients:

  • 1 9-inch deep dish pie crust, i use marie callender's frozen. no need to defrost. no need to prebake
  • 1 1⁄2 cups sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1⁄3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon salt
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon grated lemon peel, i usually add more
  • 5 tablespoons fresh lemon juice, please use fresh
  • 3 eggs, separated
  • 1 1⁄4 cups milk, i use 2%

Preparation of the recipe:

Put rack on lowest position in oven.

Preheat oven to 375.

In a medium bowl, stir together melted butter and sugar.

Stir in flour, salt, lemon peel and lemon juice.

In a small bowl, beat egg yolks with milk until well blended, stir into lemon mixture.

In another medium sized bowl, beat egg whites with an electric mixer until they hold distinct but moist peaks. Gently fold egg whites into lemon mixture. (Don’t mix it too much.).

Pour filling into pie crust.

I always end up with more filling than will fit in the pie crust so I put it in a couple ceramic rammekins and cook it along with the pie.

Bake on the lowest rack of the oven until the top is browned and the center jiggles only slightly when pan is gently shaken (45-55 minutes). If the crust begins to brown excessively, drape it with foil.

Let cool before serving. But it’s good warm too!

Source: Food.com: Lemon Cake Pie Recipe