Lemon-Sour Cream Pie

Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 30 mins

Request: "A co-worker of mine would like to get the recipe for Sour Cream Lemon Pie that was prepared by the Orchards' Restaurants here in northern Minnesota. Thank you."

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a heavy saucepan, combine sugar, cornstarch, lemon rind, lemon juice and egg yolks and milk.
  2. Cook on medium heat until thick, stirring constantly.
  3. Add butter and let mixture cool to room temperature. Stir in sour cream and pour filling into pie shell.
  4. Cover with whipped cream.
  5. Store in refrigerator.
  6. "From Simple Meals (Lively50)" - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Most Helpful

5 5

Yum cool tastes just right

5 5

I remember Orchard's Restaurant, and this pie. It is very close to what I remember. Be careful not to cool the custard for too long or it will be difficult to make a smooth mixture when adding the sour cream. I will make this pie again and again. Thanks!!!

5 5

Followed the recipe and directions exactly. My husband LOVES lemon meringue pie, but I can never get it right, so I decided to try this one instead and he said it was BETTER then lemon meringue! This will be a keeper. Thank you