Grammy Mae's Luscious Lemon Pie

READY IN: 1hr 20mins
Recipe by Aroostook

Grammy Mae used to sell these pies out her back door to a stream of customers every Saturday.

Top Review by Kim D.

What a delicious pie! I made this pie to serve on Memorial Day along with BBQ burgers, potato salad and baked beans. The pie got lots of compliments. The lemon filling came out a little runny, but I think I probably should have cooked it a little longer. It had a delicious flavor! The meringue turned out wonderfully! I usually don't do good with meringue, but it turned out beautifully! I will definitely try this pie again and cook the filling a little longer. I will also use this meringue recipe on other pies that call for meringue! It's a keeper! Thanks Barbara!!!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Crust: Mix first three ingredients until the texture resembles corn meal.
  2. Beat one egg in a 1 cup measuring cup.
  3. Fill cup with water to make 1 full cup.
  4. Mix well, chill for 15 minutes.
  5. Roll out 4 crusts for deep dish pies.
  6. Place in deep dish pie pan.
  7. Crimp edges to rim of pan and prick dough with a fork until the crust is covered w/ punctures.
  8. Bake at 425 F for 18 minutes or until browned (Freeze the unused crusts for later use).
  9. Filling: Mix yolks and sugar/cornstarchl in a heavy bottomed sauce pan until lemon colored.
  10. Slowly add lemon juice, zest, butter and hot water.
  11. Cook over medium heat until thick (Stir constantly).
  12. Set aside until cooled.
  13. Pour filling into baked pie shell.
  14. Marshmellow Meringue: Beat all ingredients until soft peaks form.
  15. Pour over filled pie and bake at 400 degrees F until browned.
  16. Watch closely as this doesn't take long.

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