Lemon Strip Pie
Makes 1 (8-inch) pie.
- Sweet Dough
- Pie Ingredients
- 1 - egg
- 1 - cup sugar
- 1/2 - cup molasses
- 1 - Tablespoon flour
- 1 - lemon, juice and grated rind
- 1 - cup cold water
Preheat oven to 350° F.
Using recipe for Sweet Dough, line a
pie plate with dough made of two-thirds of the mixture.
one-third for making strips, as directed.
In a mixing bowl, mix the beaten egg and sugar. Add molasses and
flour, then lemon juice and grated rind.
Add cold water, mix well,
and place mixture in top of double boiler and cook and stir over
boiling water until thick and smooth. Chill. When cool, pour into pastry shell.
Roll out Sweet Dough for
strips and place across the pie. Bake for 45 minutes, or until
filling is firm and crust golden brown.
Pennsylvania Dutch Facts
The Dutch are generally regarded as one of
several Germanic peoples, which explains the corruption of the German
word Deutsch to Dutch; therefore, the so-called Pennsylvania Dutch are
really Pennsylvania Germans.