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Lemon Chiffon Pie

Ingredients
  Short crust pastry 115 Gram, around 4 oz
  Strong gelatin 11 Gram, one packet
  Powdered sugar 6 Tablespoon, approximate measure
  Cornflour 2 1⁄2 Teaspoon, around two heaped teaspoon
  Lemon rind 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Eggs 3
  Cream 1 Tablespoon
Directions

1. Roll out the pastry dough on a lightly floured board to fit a 175 mm. or 200 mm. (7" or 8") diameter pie dish.
2. Place the pastry in an ungreased pie dish of this size. Prick with a fork all over.
3. Bake in a hot oven at 450°F. for 10 to 12 minutes.
4. Cool the pastry shell.
5. Mix the gelatine thoroughly in 1 teacup of warm water.
6. Add the lemon juice and 3 tablespoons of sugar.
7. Heat in a double boiler until the sugar and gelatine dissolve.
8. Mix the cornflour in 2 tablespoons of cold water and add to the gelatine solution.
9. Separate the eggs.
10. Beat the egg-yolks and add gradually to the gelatine mixture. Cook until the mixture coats the back of a spoon.
11. Add the lemon rind and cool the mixture.
12. Beat the egg-whites stiffly, add the remaining sugar and mix well.
13. Gently fold into the gelatine mixture.
14. Pour the mixture into the pastry shell.
15. Chill thoroughly and decorate with fresh cream.
Cut into slices and serve cold.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Chilling
Dish: 
Pie
Interest: 
Holiday
Restriction: 
Vegetarian

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