Lemon Sponge Pie

Recipe by OceanIvy
READY IN: 50mins
YIELD: 1 pie
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 12
    cup sugar
  • 3
    tablespoons flour
  • 2
    lemons, juiced & rind grated
  • 2
    egg yolks, slightly beaten
  • 1
    tablespoon butter, melted
  • 14
    teaspoon salt
  • 1
    cup milk
  • 2
    egg whites
  • 1
    unbaked pie shell (8 or 9 inches)

DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 400°F.
  • Combine the sugar and flour; add lemon juice and rind, egg yolks, butter, and salt.
  • Mix well.
  • Stir in milk.
  • Beat the egg whites until firm; fold into batter.
  • Pour into pie crust.
  • Bake 10 minutes, reduce temperature to 350°F; bake 30 minutes, or until pie springs back from light touch.
  • Cool on rack.