Tennessee Lemon Pie

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Ingredients

Directions

  1. In a medium sized bowl, beat egg yolks for 2 minutes. Add lemon zest, lemon juice, salt and 1/2 cup granulated sugar.
  2. Transfer mixture to a double boiler and cook, stirring constantly, until very thick. About 10 minutes. Remove from heat, stir in vanilla and and let cool for 15 minutes.
  3. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  4. In a large bowl, beat egg whites with a hand mixer or stand mixer, until stiff peaks form. Add remaining 1/2 cup granulated sugar and beat until just combined.
  5. Fold egg whites into the custard, until just combined. Pour into pre-baked pie crust and then bake for 15 minutes, until pie is set. Top will lightly brown.
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Recipe developed for Dixie Crystals by Jessica Segarra @TheNoviceChef.

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