Plain.Recipes

Queen Of Pies

Source: www.cookbooks.com/Recipe-Details.aspx?id=189673

Ingredients

  1. 3 3/4 c. sugar
  2. 1 c. flour
  3. few grains salt
  4. juice and rind of 3 lemons
  5. 6 eggs, separated
  6. 3 c. boiling water
  7. 3 Tbsp. butter
  8. 2 baked 9-inch pie shells

Directions

  1. Stir together sugar, flour and salt in saucepan.
  2. Blend egg yolks and water; gradually stir into sugar mixture.
  3. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and boils. Boil and stir 1 minute.
  4. Remove from heat and stir in butter, lemon rind and juice.
  5. Pour into baked pie shells.