How to Make an Easy Lemon Pie

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How to Make an Easy Lemon Pie Recipe
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So it's 1am.. What are you doing? You're making pie, of course!

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So you need lemons..

So you need lemons..

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And this thing.. I'm sorry, I don't know what it's called, but it pulls the rind off.. So it's a rind puller offer..

And this thing.. I'm sorry, I don't know what it's called, but it pulls the rind off.. So it's a rind puller offer..

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It does that..

It does that..

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So you put it in a cup of water and wait for it to boil, boil it for a minute and then drain it.. Repeat 3 times..

So you put it in a cup of water and wait for it to boil, boil it for a minute and then drain it.. Repeat 3 times..

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So then put 1/2 cup of water and 1/2 cup of sugar..

So then put 1/2 cup of water and 1/2 cup of sugar..

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Plop them in

Plop them in

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It's blurry, but you put it on a cookie tray and wait for it to cool.

It's blurry, but you put it on a cookie tray and wait for it to cool.

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So this is the EASIEST pie crust ever.. So take 1 cup of flour.

So this is the EASIEST pie crust ever.. So take 1 cup of flour.

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Put it in a bowl

Put it in a bowl

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Dash of salt.

Dash of salt.

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1 table spoon of butter and 1/4 cup of shortening..

1 table spoon of butter and 1/4 cup of shortening..

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Plop it all in the bowl and take 2 knives and cross them and pull them away from each other..

Plop it all in the bowl and take 2 knives and cross them and pull them away from each other..

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That's the proper way to do it..

That's the proper way to do it..

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Add 3 table spoons of water.

Add 3 table spoons of water.

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And stir it with a fork.

And stir it with a fork.

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Yeah..

Yeah..

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So put it in the fridge until ready to use.. Yes, I made 8 crusts..

So put it in the fridge until ready to use.. Yes, I made 8 crusts..

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A wise tip: plan ahead!

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Take 1/3 cup + 1 table spoon of corn starch.

Take 1/3 cup + 1 table spoon of corn starch.

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And 1 cup of sugar

And 1 cup of sugar

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Start rolling out dough..

Start rolling out dough..

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Make sure it fits.

Make sure it fits.

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Fold in half and put it in the pan

Fold in half and put it in the pan

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Yea

Yea

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Pinch the crust

Pinch the crust

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Take a fork and smash it

Take a fork and smash it

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Stab holes in the crust

Stab holes in the crust

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Mmhhhmmm.. Put it in the oven at 475 for 8-10 minutes..

Mmhhhmmm.. Put it in the oven at 475 for 8-10 minutes..

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Option two for crust: take 2 fingers and then push it in at the middle.

Option two for crust: take 2 fingers and then push it in at the middle.

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So measure out your lemon juice.. For 1 pie you need 1/2 cup

So measure out your lemon juice.. For 1 pie you need 1/2 cup

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So put 1.5 cup of water in with the sugar and cornstarch.

So put 1.5 cup of water in with the sugar and cornstarch.

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Stir constantly

Stir constantly

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Get 3 egg YOLKS ready

Get 3 egg YOLKS ready

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2tsps of lemon peel

2tsps of lemon peel

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Yup

Yup

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Once it stars boiling let it boil for 1 minute

Once it stars boiling let it boil for 1 minute

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Spoon  about half of the  hot mixture into eggs

Spoon about half of the hot mixture into eggs

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And then add the egg mix to the rest of the hot mix.

And then add the egg mix to the rest of the hot mix.

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Cook that. Boil for one minute

Cook that. Boil for one minute

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Add 1/4 cup butter, lemon juice and zest

Add 1/4 cup butter, lemon juice and zest

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Stir

Stir

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So theres the pie crust

So theres the pie crust

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And then add the Lemon mix into the crust.

And then add the Lemon mix into the crust.

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.And wait.. Sigh.…

.And wait.. Sigh.…

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Oye...

Oye...

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Vey...this is why men aren't allowed in the kitchen. Matthew.. -.-

Vey...this is why men aren't allowed in the kitchen. Matthew.. -.-

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Sooooooo.. The recipe is improvised.. It work out perfectly for me, but no guarantees.. May the force be with you..

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You may also be wondering "hey.. What happened to the candied lemon peel?" well.. I kinda ate it.. So theres that..

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