January 21, 2011

Sour Cream Lemon Pie

Makes one 9” pie
2/3 cup sugar
3 Tbs. corn starch
1 cup Milk
3 egg yolks
1 tsp. finely grated fresh lemon peel
¼ c lemon juice
½ stick (¼ cup) butter cut in small pieces
1 cup sour cream
Cool whip for garnish

1. Mix cornstarch & sugar in medium size pan, whisk in milk till smooth, then whisk in yolks till blended, stir in lemon peel and juice
2. Add butter & whisk continually over medium heat about 5 – 7 minutes till boiling. Remove from heat and stir one minute longer. Cover surface with plastic wrap to keep skin from forming, Cool to room temp.
3. Stir in sour cream till well blended pour into pie shell, cover loosely and refrigerate 6 hours till set. Or up to 2 days
4. Just before serving garnish with cool whip, lemon slices and mint sprigs.

Janelle Openshaw

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