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Creamy Lemon Pie

Creamy lemon pie

When summer’s heat calls for a light and refreshing dessert, this Creamy Lemon Pie is the answer. With its luscious lemon flavor and unique almond graham cracker crust, this pie is a delightful twist on traditional citrus desserts. Made with just 7 simple ingredients, it’s a testament to the beauty of simplicity in baking. Whether you’re a seasoned baker or trying your hand at pie-making for the first time, this recipe is sure to impress.

Why You’ll Love This Creamy Lemon Pie

  1. Effortless Elegance: With only 7 ingredients and no mixer required, this pie is as easy to make as it is elegant.
  2. Refreshing Lemon Flavor: Similar to lemon crinkle cookies, the filling is tangy and smooth, striking the perfect balance with the sweet crust.
  3. Toasty Almond Crust: A delightful variation of the classic graham cracker crust, the addition of almonds adds a depth of flavor and a hint of saltiness.

Ingredients and Substitutions

  • For the Crust: Graham crackers, whole salty almonds, sugar, and butter.
  • For the Filling: Sweetened condensed milk, egg yolks, and fresh lemon juice.
  • Toppings: Whipped cream, almonds, lemon slices, or lemon zest for garnish.

How to Make Creamy Lemon Pie

  1. Prepare the Almond Graham Cracker Crust: Process the almonds and graham crackers, then mix with sugar and butter. Pre-bake the crust for 8 minutes.
  2. Mix the Filling: Combine sweetened condensed milk, egg yolks, and lemon juice. Pour into the warm crust.
  3. Bake and Chill: Bake until set, then cool and chill in the refrigerator. For best results, chill overnight.

Creamy lemon pie

Tips for the Perfect Lemon Pie

  • Fresh Lemon Juice: Use freshly squeezed lemon juice for the best flavor.
  • Chilling Time: Allow ample time for the pie to chill, ensuring the filling sets properly and flavors meld together.
  • Garnish Creatively: Experiment with different garnishes like whipped cream, almonds, or fresh lemon slices to add a decorative touch.

Serving Suggestions

  • Enjoy this pie as a standalone dessert, or pair it with a light coffee or tea.
  • Serve chilled for a refreshing end to a summer meal.

Creamy lemon pie

Storing Your Lemon Pie

  • Store the pie in the refrigerator, covered, for up to 3-4 days. The flavor and texture will remain fresh and vibrant.

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