Sunday, June 6, 2021

Kentucky Jefferson Davis Lemon Pie (1960)

  • 1 9-inch unbaked pie shell
  • 2 cups brown sugar
  • 1 tbspn sifted flour
  • 1/2 tspn nutmeg
  • 1 cup cream
  • 4 eggs, slightly beaten
  • 1 tspn lemon juice
  • 1/2 tspn grated lemon rind
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • Whipped cream for garnish
Sift sugar with flour and nutmeg. Add cream and mix well. Add eggs, mix well, then add lemon juice, lemon rind, and butter.

Pour into pie shell and bake at 375 degrees for 45 minutes. Cool and serve with whipped cream. Serves 8.

More "Lost" Southern Pies
Ol' Timey Fried Pies (1940)
Opryland Shoofly Pie (1983)

(Origin - "Dining in Historic Kentucky - A Restaurant Guide with Recipes" by Marty Godbey, 1985. This recipe is from the Boone Tavern in Berea, Kentucky, and was first included in "Cooking with Hougen" by Richard T. Hougen, 1960.)

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