• Cooking Time: 30 minutes, about
  • Servings: about 6
  • Preparation Time: 20 minutes


  • 2 c sugar
  • 2 egg yolks
  • Zest of 1 lemon, finely chopped
  • 4 T butter
  • 2 C cold water
  • 6 T flour
  • 10 T cider vinegar
  • unbaked pie shells


  • Heat oven to 375
  • In a sauce pan cook all the above ingredients until thick
  • Pour into ready made pie shells
  • Bake until set and pie shell turns golden, about 20-30 minutes
  • Use egg whites to make a meringue for the top.


An old 'make do' type recipe

Categories: Dessert  Misc. Dessert  Pie  Southern US 

Author Credit: Recipes from Old Virginia

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