This rich, luscious pie is made by combining eggs and butter – flavored with lemon juice and peel and then poured over freshly made pastry crust. Serve atop whipped cream. Smart Recipes, American Recipes, Eggs Recipes, Recipes Eggs American Zesty Lemon Custard Pie Zesty Lemon Custard Pie Recipe | RecipeSavants.com PT1H Serves 4 Ingredients: 1.25 Cups Sugar 1 Tablespoon Grated Lemon Peel 0.66 Cup Fresh Lemon Juice 0.75 Cup Unsalted Butter 1.5 Cups Flour 5 Eggs 1 Tablespoon Powdered Sugar Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. For Pastry: In a bowl, add 1/4 cup of sugar and 1/2 cup of butter and beat till light and fluffy. Add flour and 1 egg and mix till a smooth dough is formed. Make a ball from dough and flatten into a disc. With a plastic wrap, cover the dough disc and refrigerate to chill completely. Remove dough from refrigerator and roll into an even thickness. In a 9-inch pie dish, place rolled dough evenly and press in the bottom and sides to smooth the surface. For Filling: In a microwave-safe bowl, add 1/4 cup of butter and microwave till melted. Remove from microwave and keep aside. In a bowl, add 1 cup of sugar and 4 eggs and beat till well combined. Add lemon zest and lemon juice and gently, stir to combine. Place filling mixture over crust evenly. Bake for about 30-40 minutes or till top becomes golden brown. Remove from oven and keep onto a wire rack to cool. After cooling, refrigerate till set completely. Sprinkle with powdered sugar and serve.

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