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  • Writer's pictureTommy Centola

Lemon Pie from Mr. B’s

Updated: Jan 4, 2020

Here is a dish that you will find in homes and restaurants around the South. It is rich and has just the right balance of sweet and tart.

2 cups Graham Cracker Crumbs

3/4 cup melted unsalted Butter

1/4 cup firmly packed Light Brown Sugar

2 cups sweetened Condensed Milk

5 large Egg Yolks

1/2 cup fresh Lemon Juice

1 teaspoon freshly grated Lemon Zest

1/2 teaspoon Vanilla

Whipped Cream as garnish

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

In a bowl combine graham-cracker crumbs, butter, and sugar and spread into bottom and up sides of a 9-inch pie plate, pressing down. Bake crust in oven 10 minutes. Reduce oven temperature to 300 degrees.

In a bowl whisk together condensed milk, yolks, lemon juice, zest, and vannila. Pour mixture into crust. Bake in oven 20 to 25 minutes, or until set. Serve with whipped cream.


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