Lois's Magic Lemon Pie

Total Time
25mins
Prep 0 mins
Cook 0 mins

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Thoroughly mix crust ingredients and pack into a nine inch pie pan.
  2. Bake at 375 degrees for 10 minutes and put aside to cool.
  3. Reduce oven temperature to 325 degrees.
  4. In a mixing bowl, combine condensed milk, lemon juice, lemon zest and egg yolks.
  5. Stir until mixture thickens.
  6. Pour into cooled crust.
  7. Add cream of tartar to the egg whites and beat until almost stiff.
  8. Add sugar gradually, beating until stiff and glossy but not dry.
  9. Pile lightly on pie filling.
  10. Bake at 325 until lightly browned, about 15 minutes.
  11. Cool thoroughly.
  12. Hint: try to get the crust thickness very even and not too thick.

Reviews

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I make a lemon pie just like this and we absolutely love it.

Taxi Mom August 02, 2007

My grandsons loved this recipe! Try brushing the crust with beaten egg white a few times before filling-you'll really notice the difference later in the day-the crust will not get soggy.

mrtomatnc August 03, 2006

YUM YUM!!! This Lemon pie is wonderful!!! I love lemon pie,but I don't like it to be sour lemon pie.. ...and this was good and sweet,I think the sweetened condensed milk makes this pie what it is. I have got to make this again really soon! Thanks,Darlene

Darlene Summers August 02, 2006

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