The original recipe for lemon pie

Servings: 8 Cooking time: 45 minutes

Most delicious lemon cake, which II had a chance to try it, my grandmother cooked. It has always been a favorite cake in our family, Once upon a time it was baked only on holidays, because lemons were not commercially available, they had to "get", having stood behind them all. Yes, there were times like these. Now it is even difficult to imagine today lemons (as well as other citrus fruit) are sold at every step.

Typically, lemon cakes put only citriczest and these are limited. It also contains a lemon pie as a whole, which is what makes this recipe for an unusual and very fragrant. However, the cake is very simple and requires a minimum of ingredients. Your guests will appreciate this cake - it can be your original business card. Take my word.

Ingredients for the "original recipe of lemon pie":

  • 250 g (1 cup) sour cream;
  • 120 grams (half a pack) unsalted butter;
  • 0.5 hours of baking soda (or baking powder).;
  • 2 cups of flour;
  • half a lemon (I prefer "Tashkent" lemons, they have a deep-yellow color and thin crust);
  • 1 cup of sugar;
  • 1 egg yolk.

The recipe for "The original recipe of lemon pie":

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In a medium bowl, combine the measure once the sour cream and soda.

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Add the melted butter to the cream and soda.

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Mix all together.

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Start adding the flour - half a cup at a time.

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When you add a half cup, you'll see: If the dough is still too soft, add half a cup of flour.

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The dough should be very soft and elastic, if it corresponds to these characteristics, it means that the flour can no longer be added.

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Good ProMes dough, cut into two equal parts, cover with cling film and set aside until the side.

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Wash the lemons, cut them into pieces and remove the seeds. Using a food processor, along with Peremel lemon rind until smooth.

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You can also grind lemon with a knife. I think that the latter method makes the lemon pie even more delicious - my grandmother always enjoyed by this method, when we did not have a mixer.

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Combine lemon 1 cup sugar and mix well with a spoon. This will be the lemon filling for the pie.

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Heat the oven to 175 gr. FROM. Form for baking brush with oil and sprinkle with a little flour. Take half the dough and flatten it on the bottom of the pan or baking dish. Do this hands, being careful not to tear the dough.

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Along the edges make a small rim of the dough to form a middle "platter" for filling.

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Place the stuffing out of a lemon with sugar cake in the middle of the dough.

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Evenly distribute it all over the cake surface.

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On a clean surface evenly smooth out the second half of the test.

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Carefully transfer it into a form covering the lemon filling.

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Pinch the top and bottom edges of the pie cake.

lemon cake recipe
If you want to give your cake a beautiful yellow-golden color, use the egg yolk as a cover for the top cake.

lemon cake recipe
Apply yolk cooking brush, and then atwith a fork make a few punctures the upper layer of the cake. This step is necessary to ensure that in the process of baking the air was not going under Korzh and cake had a flat smooth surface.

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Place the cake in the oven and bake for about 30minutes, or until the cake will take a nice golden brown. Time may vary for different ovens. The best method to determine the willingness - to observe the color of the cake.

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Ready pie, remove from the oven and remove it from theshape, while still hot. Using a knife, peel off the sides of the cake from the mold, put a large plate on top of the form and a quick movement turn the plate down - and shape up. Potholder grasp the shape and slightly shaking, clear form - pie must remain on the plate.

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Using the same method, cover the pie dish and the other turn again to the cake was "down down".

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You can decorate with lemon cake, just sprinkle it with powdered sugar. Serve it on the table, completely cool.
Bon Appetit!

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