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Slice Of Lemon Pie

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Ingredients
  Sugar 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  All purpose flour 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), softened
  Eggs 3
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Grated lemon rind 1 Teaspoon
  Lemon 1 Medium, peeled and cut in thin slices
  Egg white 1
  Sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Cinnamon 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Pastry for a double crust 9 inch pie 1
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Roll half portion of the pastry on a floured surface.
2. Fit the pie in a pie plate of approximately 9 inches.
3. Set the pie plate aside.
4. Preheat the oven to 400°F.

MAKING
5. In a mixing bowl combine flour, salt and 1 1/4 cups of sugar. Stir very well.
6. Cream the butter. Mix sugar slowly and beat the mixture.
7. Combine eggs one by one. Add water and keep beating till a smooth mixture.
8. Add lemon slices and rinds.
9. Spoon the mixture in pastry shells.
10. Roll the remaining pastry to a thickness of 1/8 inches. Place it over the filling.
11. Trim the edges for a smooth finish. Seal and flute it well.
12. Make slits so that the steam can escape easily.
13. Brush with egg white.
14. Make a mixture of cinnamon and sugar and generously sprinkle it over the pastry.
15. Bake for 35 minutes at 400°F.

SERVING
16. Serve slice of lemon pie for dessert.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Pie
Interest: 
Holiday, Party
Ingredient: 
Lemon
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
75 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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