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
- Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C).
- In a medium saucepan, whisk together the sugar, cornstarch, and salt. Gradually whisk in the water until the mixture is smooth.
- Place the saucepan over medium heat and cook, stirring constantly, until the mixture thickens and boils, about 5 minutes.
- 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.
- Remove the saucepan from the heat and stir in the lemon juice, lemon zest, butter, and food coloring (if using).
- Pour the filling into the pre-baked pie crust.
- Bake the pie for 15-20 minutes, or until the filling is set.
- Remove the pie from the oven and allow it to cool completely.
- Refrigerate the pie for at least 1 hour, or until it is chilled and set.
- Serve the pie topped with whipped cream.
Enjoy your delicious Arizona Sunshine Lemon Pie!