Luby's Cafeteria Jefferson Davis Pie

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 45 mins

For cafeteria fans. A true Southern favorite.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. In a large bowl, thoroughly blend sugar, flour and nutmeg.
  3. Stir in half and half.
  4. Add eggs; mix well.
  5. Add lemon juice, peel and margarine.
  6. Beat well to blend.
  7. Pour into pie shell.
  8. Bake for 45 minutes until center is almost firm (pie will continue to firm up during the cooling process).
  9. If the pie crust edges brown too quickly, cover with strips of aluminum foil.
  10. Serve with whipped cream.
Most Helpful

The directions read to add margarine, but there is no margarine listed in the ingredients. I went to Luby's site and there is also no mention of margarine in the ingredients -- so I used 1 stick, melted, of butter. The pie turned out great and is very sweet, so a little slice with real whipped cream on top is enough to satisfy. Very good. Thanks for posting.

Toni in Colorado August 02, 2007