Luscious Lemon Cheese Pie

  • Serves: 8
  • Cooking Time: 55 MINS
  • Total Calories: CALS

Nutrients per serving:

    Directions

    Preheat oven to 180° C (350° F).

    Cheese Layer – Beat cream cheese and sugar until smooth. Add egg and blend well. Spread evenly in pie shell.

    Lemon Layer – Beat all ingredients until smooth. Pour over cheese layer. Bake 50 to 55 minutes or until set and golden. Cool on rack.

    Garnish with lemon rind, if desired.

    Preparation: 10 minutes

    Cooking: 55 minutes

    Ingredients

    • 1 9 inch (23 cm) pie shell, unbaked (preferably, deep dish)
    • Cheese Layer
    • 1 pkg (250 g) regular or light cream cheese, softened
    • 1/4 cup (50 mL) sugar
    • 1 egg
    • Lemon Layer
    • 1/2 cup (125 mL) corn syrup
    • 2 tsp (10 mL) lemon rind, grated
    • 1/3 cup (75 mL) lemon juice
    • 2 eggs
    • 2 tbsp (30 mL) butter or margarine, melted
    • 1 tbsp (15 mL) butter
    • lemon rind, for garnish (optional)