Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Lemon Custard Pie

* 2 tablespoons flour
* ½ cup sugar
* 2 eggs, separated
* pinch of salt
* 1 lemon
* 1½ cups milk
* 1 pie shell

Mix 2 tablespoons of flour with ½ cup sugar and a pinch of salt. Beat 2 egg yolks. Add the juice and grated rind of 1 lemon. Then add flour and sugar continuing to beat. Stir in 1½ cups milk and lastly fold in 2 egg whites beaten stiff, but not dry. Pour into unbaked pie shell. Bake in hot oven, 425 degrees for 15 minutes. Reduce heat to moderate 350 degrees and bake 15 minutes more.

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