Elaine’s Lemon Pie

Elaine’s Lemon  Pie
submitted by Elaine


  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 dash of salt
  • 1 1/2 cup water
  • 3 egg yolks (save whites for Meringue)
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1/2 tsp grated lemon peel
  • 1/3 to 1/2 cup lemon juice (the more juice the more tart the pie)
  • 3 tbsp corn starch


  1. Mix xorn starch with sugar (this helps to dissolve the corn starch when the water is added)
  2. Add water stirring well
  3. Add the remaining ingredients, bring to a boil
  4. Boil 1 to 2 minutes, then pour into a baked and cooled pie crust and let it set
  5. To add a meringue to the pie please see the Meringue Recipe

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