Mama’s Sour Cream Lemon Pie

Hello All! I hope your summer has been as productive and sunny as ours!

Today I get to share with you my Aunt Cate’s pie Crust recipe and my Mama’s Sour Cream Lemon Pie! So it’s a double treat for you! This pie recipe is SO refreshing and a delightful summer treat! Perfectly tart with just the right amount of sweet!



Cate’s Pie Crust

5 cups of flour

2 Tbsp Brown Sugar

1 tsp Baking powder

1 tsp Salt

1 lb Shorting (apex 2 1/4 cups)


1 egg, 1 Tbsp Vinegar, and enough ice water to make 3/4 cup

Add: The rest of the ingredients into bowl and mix dough

makes 4 pie crusts


Mama’s Sour Cream Lemon Pie

1 (9 inch) baked pie shell

2 pkgs. Lemon pie filling

3/4 cups sugar (Do not add any sugar if the pkgs. of lemon pie filling that you are using have any sugar in them. Some pie fillings have sugar in them and some don’t)

1/2 cup cold water

4 egg yolks

2 3/4 cups boiling water

1/4 cup lemon juice

1 1/4 cup sour cream

Beat egg yolks. Add sugar, cold water, lemon juice, and pie filling mix. Beat until smooth. Add boiling water and whisk. In a large pot cook until bubbling, stirring continually. Cool and then beat in the sour cream. Pour into baked pie shell. Chill. Garnish with homemade whipping cream and lemon slices.

Once your pie is chilled and garnished, gather around the table and enjoy!

I hope you love this recipe as much as I do!!!!

From my Mama’s table to yours!

Love, Rachel

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