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Lemon Sponge Pie

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Ingredients
  Flour 1 Cup (16 tbs) (as required)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cooking oil 3⁄8 Cup (6 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Butter 3 Tablespoon
  Eggs 2 , separated
  Lemon 1 , juiced, rind grated
  Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

Sift 1 cup flour and salt together; add oil, cutting in with fork or pastry blender.
Add enough ice water to hold ingredients together.
Knead lightly; roll out on lightly floured board.
Place in pie pan; flute edge of pastry.
Beat sugar, butter and egg yolks together; add 3 tablespoons flour, lemon rind and juice.
Mix well.
Add milk.
Beat egg whites until stiff peaks form; fold into lemon mixture.
Pour into pie shell; place in oven.
Bake at 400 degrees for 15 minutes.
Reduce oven temperature to 350 degrees; bake for 30 minutes longer.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Pie
Interest: 
Party

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