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Grandma's Lemon Sponge Pie

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“Great fresh flavor. Perfect for summer. A way to make the recipe a little leaner would be substitute the sugar for 1 1/2 times the amount with Splenda.”
READY IN:
1hr 10mins
SERVES:
8
YIELD:
1 pie
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cream together the sugar and butter. Mix in a separate bowl with a whisk, the zest of 1 lemon, juice of 1 1/2 lemons, 2 egg yolks, milk, salt and flour. Add lemon mixture to sugar and butter. Mix thoroughly. In a separate bowl whip the egg whites until soft peaks form. Fold the egg whites into the lemon/sugar mixture. Pour into unbaked pie shell.
  2. Bake at 425F for 15 minutes, then reduce to 350F for 30 minutes or until pie tests done.

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