Shaker Lemon Pie

Shaker Lemon Pie

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"This is a very tart lemon pie using whole lemons (rind and all), sliced paper thin. It's for the TRUE lemon lover!"

Ingredients

servings 462 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 462 kcal
  • 23%
  • Fat:
  • 17.5 g
  • 27%
  • Carbs:
  • 73.6g
  • 24%
  • Protein:
  • 6.2 g
  • 12%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 93 mg
  • 31%
  • Sodium:
  • 270 mg
  • 11%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

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  1. Slice the lemons and combine in a large bowl with the 2 cups sugar. Let stand for at least 4 hours, preferably overnight.
  2. Add the beaten eggs and mix well. Pour into an unbaked 9 inch piecrust and cover with a top crust.
  3. Brush the top with milk and sprinkle granulated sugar on top.
  4. Bake at 450 degrees F (230 degrees C) for 15 minutes, then reduce heat to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) and bake for an additional 20 to 25 minutes, or until a knife inserted into the pie comes out clean.
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All in all, this is an old, classic Shaker recipe... perhaps an acquired taste (given the texture/consistency), but most definitely an excellent pie. You may want to try using 3 lemons, and slic...

My mother has this recipe in a huge, weathered leatherbound cookbook that's been in our family for generations. She once served it at a dinner party she hosted; a week later she received a pack...

This pie was super easy to make and tasted wonderful. I think next time I will use only the zest and juice from 3 or 4 lemons, I was not crazy about the lemon chuncks. Also I will use a 9 in de...

I used 3 lemons (as suggested in a very similar recipe on this site) very finely sliced, finely shredded the zest and used half of a lemon's worth in the actual recipe, I used shortcrust pastry ...

I have made the shaker lemon pie many times for my children when they were growing up. They thought it was greatest because of the rind. It is tender, chewy, and delicious. It is a change from t...

fantastic! this is my dad's favorite, and tastes just like the "real thing" (that i hated when i was little(r)). its very simple to make, too. i think i usually use 3 lemons, and a little less s...

Really different and tasty! The texture could be a problem with some people as it was in my house-some liked it and some didn't. I plan on trying this by blending the whole thing up until smooth...

The lemon rind presents a bit of a texture issue with this recipe. I really love lemon so for me it was not a problem. But for others who are not as enamoured with lemon, this is probably not ...

MANY YEARS AGO THIS WAS MY DAD'S FAVORIE PIE. AFTER HE PASSED AWAY I QUIT MAKING IT. AS THANKSGIVING WAS JUST A FEW DAY AWAY I STARTED TO THINK OF WHAT PIES I WAS GOING TO MAKE. THEN I FOUND ...