Thursday, January 14, 2010
New Pie Recipe
2 lemons (at least one of which is a Meyer lemon)
2 cups sugar (use superfine baker's sugar if available)
1 stick (1/2 cup) butter, melted
one nine inch unbaked pie shell
whipped cream (optional)
Preheat oven to 350 degrees
Wash the lemons and cut into quarters and remove seeds
Place lemon quarters in a blender.
Blend lemon, sugar, and eggs until lemon is pureed.
Place a flat baking sheet on a rack in the middle of the oven to preheat.
Pour melted butter into the lemon-egg mixture and continue blending at high speed 1 to 2 minutes.
Pour mixture into a 9 inch unbaked pie shell.
Place pie on the flat baking sheet and bake in the preheated oven for 35 to 45 minutes or until the center is set and the surface is lightly browned.
Allow to cool before slicing.
Top with whipped cream if desired.