Arizona Sunshine Lemon Pie

Arizona Sunshine Lemon Pie is a refreshing and delicious dessert that’s perfect for any occasion. Here’s a recipe to make one:
  • 1 9-inch pie crust, baked
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 4 egg yolks, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon zest
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon yellow food coloring (optional)
  • Whipped cream, for serving


  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. In a medium saucepan, whisk together the sugar, cornstarch, and salt. Gradually whisk in the water until the mixture is smooth.
  3. Place the saucepan over medium heat and cook, stirring constantly, until the mixture thickens and boils, about 5 minutes.
  4. Remove the saucepan from the heat and gradually whisk in the beaten egg yolks. Return the saucepan to the heat and cook, stirring constantly, for another 2 minutes.

  1. Remove the saucepan from the heat and stir in the lemon juice, lemon zest, butter, and food coloring (if using).
  2. Pour the filling into the pre-baked pie crust.
  3. Bake the pie for 15-20 minutes, or until the filling is set.
  4. Remove the pie from the oven and allow it to cool completely.
  5. Refrigerate the pie for at least 1 hour, or until it is chilled and set.
  6. Serve the pie topped with whipped cream.

Enjoy your delicious Arizona Sunshine Lemon Pie!

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