Lemon Pie No. 1

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Appears in

The Settlement Cook Book

By Lizzie Black Kander

Published 1903

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  • ¼ cup flour or cornstarch
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • Juice and rind of a lemon


Mix sugar and flour, add the boiling water slowly and boil until clear, stir frequently. Add butter, the yolks of eggs beaten lightly and lemon. When the mixture is cool, place on a baked crust, Plain Pastry. The whites of eggs may be beaten stiff and stirred with the custard when taken from the stove, or it may be mixed with four tablespoons powdered sugar, spread on top and baked a delicate brown.