Lemon Sponge Pie

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READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by Dragonfly AZ

From a cookbook, I've had for years--and one I've used so much, it is falling apart. I'm putting my favorite recipes here for safekeeping. This recipe has a cake-like topping with a lemon custard underneath.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Combine sugar and flour in mixing bowl.
  3. Stir in lemon juice and rind.
  4. Beat in egg yolk, then melted butter.
  5. In a clean bowl, with clean beaters, beat egg white with salt until fairly stiff peaks form.
  6. Fold egg white into lemon mixture until no streaks of white show.
  7. Pour into pie shell and bake 35-40 minutes, or until crust is lightly browned and puffy.
  8. Cool about 15 minutes before cutting.
  9. Serve warm or cold.

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