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Double-crust Lemon Pie

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Servings: 8
Categories: Crust-Pie / Desserts / Pies & Pastries

1    pastry for 8" dbl-crust pie
2  tablespoons  flour
1  dash  salt
1/4  cup  butter or margarine, softened
3    eggs
1  teaspoon  grated lemon peel
1  medium  lemon, unpeeled
    thinly sliced
1/2  cup  water
1/2  teaspoon  ground cinnamon

On floured surface, roll out half of pastry and fit into 8-inch pie pan. Mix 1 1/4 cups sugar, flour and salt. Blend in butter. Reserve about 1 teaspoon egg white and beat remaining eggs well. Add eggs to sugar mixture, then mix in lemon peel, lemon slices and water. Turn into pastry shell. Roll out remaining pastry and fit over pie. Cut slits in top and seal and flute edges of pastry. Brush top of pie with reserved egg white. Mix 2 teaspoons sugar with cinnamon and sprinkle over pie. Bake at 400F 30 to 35 minutes. Serve warm. (C) 1992 The Los Angeles Times By "Lloyd A. Carver" <> on Jan 5, 1996

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