time 24+ hours
difficulty moderate
  • mandoline slicer
special req.
  • Slice the lemons really, really thin. A mandoline slicer is your best friend for this recipe.
author yo_bj
A picture of Shaker Lemon Pie
  2 whole (large) 2 whole large lemons
  1. slice lemons paper thin.
  2. put 2 cups sugar over sliced lemons and let stand at room temperature for about 24 hours.
  3. combine 4 well beaten eggs with lemon and sugar.
  4. place in pie shell; cover with top crust.
  5. place in 450f oven for 15 minutes, then lower heat to 350f. bake until knife slides in without sticking.
  2 cup 2 cup sugar
  4 whole 4 whole eggs
  2 whole 2 whole pie crusts (unbaked)