Sunday, January 19, 2020

No. Eleven – Lemon Icebox Pie


m starting to intend I missed out on a lot over the years No. xi – Lemon Icebox Pie

I’m starting to intend I missed out on a lot over the years.  I don’t believe I’ve ever had a Lemon Icebox Pie before too am real happy I finally did.  When I was a modest I e'er picked chocolate, if chocolate was a choice.  Maybe lemon is a grown-up affair to convey / make / bake.  Either way, I would pick this i time to a greater extent than thence hither is No. xi – Lemon Icebox Pie.  The finally 2 pies were lemon based because I bought a large handbag of lemons.  Next fourth dimension they’re on sale i time to a greater extent than I’ll think all the wonderful things I was able to brand alongside pretty, yellow, tart-alicious lemons.



My hubby said it was a lot similar the pie his Mom used to make.  I didn’t know in that place was such a large divergence betwixt Lemon Ice Box Pie too Lemon Meringue Pie.  I estimate I was thinking they were the same, simply they are not!  When researching what to brand alongside all those lemons, Lemon Chess, Ice Box too Meringue were the iii most pop recipes I found.  We were all real happy alongside these pies too volition brand them i time to a greater extent than i day.

There is a lovely picayune eating seat on Sanibel Island named Gramma Dots.   We visit Dots each fourth dimension we’re vacationing on the Island too they convey the best Key Lime Pie I’ve ever had.  It’s real similar to this Lemon Ice Box Pie.  In fact, if I had used primal limes instead of lemons, I bet you lot couldn’t say the divergence betwixt Dot’s too mine. I’ll live looking for primal limes to appear inwards the shop too accommodate this recipe from yellowish to light-green ๐Ÿ™‚



m starting to intend I missed out on a lot over the years No. xi – Lemon Icebox Pie

The ingredients are simple: sweetened condensed milk, sugar, graham crackers, salt, egg yolks, unsalted butter too lemons.  Lots of lemons!



m starting to intend I missed out on a lot over the years No. xi – Lemon Icebox Pie

The crust was super easy.  Break the graham crackers into little pieces, add together the carbohydrate too common salt too pulse inwards a nutrient processor until ground, simply non powdery.


m starting to intend I missed out on a lot over the years No. xi – Lemon Icebox Pie

Pulse inwards curt spurts until all crackers are broken up.


m starting to intend I missed out on a lot over the years No. xi – Lemon Icebox Pie

It’s OK to convey some chunks of graham crackers.


m starting to intend I missed out on a lot over the years No. xi – Lemon Icebox Pie

Now add together unsalted butter to the nutrient processor.  Oops, I pulsed this too and thence realized I was supposed to melt the butter first.  To improvise I poured the crust mixture into the pie plate too popped it inwards the oven for a infinitesimal to melt the butter.  I mixed the crust ingredients until all grahams were properly buttered.


m starting to intend I missed out on a lot over the years No. xi – Lemon Icebox Pie

Press the crust mixture into the bottom too upward the sides of a 9″ pie plate.  Set aside.


m starting to intend I missed out on a lot over the years No. xi – Lemon Icebox Pie

Grate (or zest) a few lemons.  You’ll require 2 tablespoons.


m starting to intend I missed out on a lot over the years No. xi – Lemon Icebox Pie

Cut the zested lemons inwards one-half too wheeze the juice.  (Name that movie)  You’ll require almost vii juiced lemons to brand 1 1/4 cups.  This is a lemony pie!


m starting to intend I missed out on a lot over the years No. xi – Lemon Icebox Pie

This juicer belonged to my neat grandmother too it nevertheless works!  There may live a newer agency to juice fruit, simply I’ll stick alongside this former juicer.  Set lemon juice aside.


m starting to intend I missed out on a lot over the years No. xi – Lemon Icebox Pie

In a medium bowl, whisk the condensed milk alongside the lemon juice (not the zest).


m starting to intend I missed out on a lot over the years No. xi – Lemon Icebox Pie

Separate the eggs too set the yolks inwards a large bowl.


m starting to intend I missed out on a lot over the years No. xi – Lemon Icebox Pie

Add the zest to the yolks too shell alongside a mixer until pale.


m starting to intend I missed out on a lot over the years No. xi – Lemon Icebox Pie

Add the condensed milk / lemon juice mixture to the egg yolks too zest.


m starting to intend I missed out on a lot over the years No. xi – Lemon Icebox Pie

Beat until smooth.


m starting to intend I missed out on a lot over the years No. xi – Lemon Icebox Pie

Pour filling into the prepared crust.  Put the pie on a baking canvass too bake inwards a preheated 325 bird oven for 25 minutes.


m starting to intend I missed out on a lot over the years No. xi – Lemon Icebox Pie

The middle volition juggle slightly too the edges should live set.


 m starting to intend I missed out on a lot over the years No. xi – Lemon Icebox Pie


Cool the pie on a rack for 1 hour.  Loosely comprehend the pie alongside plastic wind too freeze for at to the lowest degree six hours.

I convey a pie Tupperware container thence I used that instead of plastic wrap.


 m starting to intend I missed out on a lot over the years No. xi – Lemon Icebox Pie


When ready to serve, wind the pie plate alongside a warm, damp kitchen towel to issue the frozen crust.  Using a hot knife, spell the pie too serve.  Pucker up!


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Lemon Icebox Pie




Prep Time

15 mins




Cook Time

25 mins




Total Time

40 mins


 



Tart too sweetness Lemon Icebox Pie - a identify unit of measurement favorite



Course:

Dessert



Cuisine:

Dessert, Pie



Servings: 8


Author: Tricia




Ingredients




  • 14
    whole graham crackers,
    broken into pieces


  • 1/4
    cup
    granulated sugar


  • 6
    tablespoons
    unsalted butter,
    melted


  • 2
    (14-ounce) cans sweetened condensed milk


  • 1 1/4
    cups
    fresh lemon juice


  • 2
    tablespoons
    finely grated lemon zest


  • 8
    large egg yolks





Instructions




  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.



  2. In a nutrient processor, pulse the graham crackers alongside the carbohydrate too common salt until finely Earth simply non powdery. Add the melted butter too pulse until the crumbs are evenly moistened. Press the mixture on the sides too bottom of a ix inch pie plate. Set the pie plate on a rimmed baking sheet.



  3. In a medium bowl, whisk the condensed milk alongside the lemon juice. In some other bowl, using a mixer, shell the lemon zest alongside the egg yolks until pale. Beat inwards the condensed milk mixture until smooth. Pour the filling into the crust.



  4. Bake the pie for 25 minutes, until the middle juggles slightly too the edges are set. Transfer the pan to a rack; allow cool for 1 hour. Loosely comprehend the pan alongside plastic wind too freeze for at to the lowest degree six hours.



  5. Wrap a warm, damp kitchen towel around the side of the pie plate to issue the pie. Using a hot knife, spell the pie too serve. Top alongside whipped cream if desired.






Recipe Notes

(Adapted from a recipe on Food too Wine)







Thanks thence much for stopping by!


Tricia


Source: savingdessert.com


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