Thursday, November 10, 2011

Cream Cheese Lemon Pie

Cream Cheese Filling:
  • 4 oz cream cheese, softened.
  • 4 Tbsp butter
  • 1 cup powdered sugar

Beat until light and fluffy. Spread into the bottom of pre baked pie crust. Refrigerate to set,
Lemon Filling:
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 3 Tbsp flour
  • 3 Tbsp cornstarch
  • Dash of salt
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 2 tsp lemon peel
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice

Mix sugar, flour, cornstarch, and salt. Gradually stir in water. Cook over medium heat until thick and bubbly. Remove from heat and set aside. Beat eggs yolks. Gradually stir 1 cup of hot filling into egg yolks. Return to saucepan, stir and bring to a gentle boil for 2 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in lemon peel and butter. Stir in lemon juice and cool. When cooled. Spread filling over cream cheese mixture. Cover and refrigerate for at least an hour. Cover with sweetened whip cream to serve.

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