Scintillating Lemon Pie

Recipe by Connie K
READY IN: 50mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 400.
  • Roll out 1/2 of the dough into 9-inch circle; Cut into 6 wedges; Place wedges on cookie sheet.
  • Mix 1 1/2 T sugar and nutmeg together in small bowl; Sprinkle over pastry wedges; Bake at 400 degrees for no longer than 5 minutes, or until set; Remove from cookie sheet and set aside.
  • Grate yellow part of rind; Peel and slice lemons very thinly; Set aside.
  • Cream butter, 1 1/2 cups sugar and flour in mixer bowl; Beat in eggs, then beat in water.
  • Stir in reserved lemon slices and grated rind.
  • Roll out remaining pastry to form 9-inch pie shell.
  • Pour lemon mixture into prepared pie shell.
  • Bake at 400 degrees for 25-30 minutes.
  • Arrange baked pastry wedges on top of filling and bake for an additional 5 minutes, or until filling is firm.
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