Microwave Sour-Cream Lemon Pie

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

This wonderful pie recipe comes from Kitchen to kitchen a feature in the Houston Chronicle. I saw the picture of this beautiful pie and made it right away.Pretty pale lemony filling sits beneath snowy white sweetened whipped cream--and its so easy to make!Hope you enjoy.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine the granulated sugar, milk, lemon juice,egg yolks and constarch in a glass bowl.
  2. Cook in the microwave on high for three minutes.
  3. Stir, then cook three more minutes or until thickened.
  4. Remove and stir in sour cream.
  5. Cool the mixture, then pour it into the crust.
  6. Refrigerate until set.
  7. When you are ready to serve the pie,whip the whipping cream with the confectioners sugar and vanilla until stiff peaks form.
  8. Top the pie with the sweetened whipped cream.


Most Helpful

I made this pie for Mother's Day and it was sooo easy! My 5 year old daughter helped make it and it turned out really good. I added a little lemon zest and the next time I think I would add a little more to make it a little more tangy. I like a strong lemon flavor and this was not very strong but I used bottled lemon juice instead of fresh so tht might be the reason. I also didn't have real whipped cream. I used cool whip instead.

trotty May 17, 2006

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