Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Lemon Cream Pie

Except for a tiny bit of messiness with the pictures, all is well with this lemon cream pie. Its another of my invention, actually I did refer to a couple of recipes, mainly for the top layer. Thereafter I streamlined the ingredients to keep it to the basic, obviously for an easy and cost effective baking (Strawberry Shortcake, Cream Puffs, Soft Rolls & Nescafe Glazed Custard Cake). Nava K as you know does not bake often, even so, when she does, she believe only in simplicity (No Bake Cheesecake). For this lemon cream pie, flour-butter bottom layer and topped with a sweet-tangy lemony layer (Lemon Bars & Lemon Cashew Nut Rice). That's about all, thanks everyone for popping by. I'll see you again the next time.

For the crust
1 cup all purpose flour
1/2 cup butter

For the topping
1 cup condensed milk
1 cup whipping cream
1/4 cup lemon juice
1/2 tsp lemon rind

Crumble flour and butter together.
Press into a greased spring-form pie pan.
Place in the fridge to set (about 1 hour).
Next, combine all ingredients for the topping in a bowl.
Whisk together and pour over the bottom layer.
Bake at 170/180c for about 1 hour.
(Note; alternatively shorter time for a lesser crusty texture)
Remove, cool down and decorate with sugar sprinkles.
Place back in the fridge for at least 4 hours before tucking in.
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  1. It looks very simple n delicious ....

  2. I am with you on the idea of simple no fuss desserts.
    Lemony cream flavour topping is finger licking and with colorful sprinkles it looks so pretty.

  3. I like the bright colourful appearance. Kinda of bring joy and happiness to me!

  4. I like that there is not a lot of ingredients in this, it really allows all that wonderful lemon flavor to shine through. I am always ready to eat when it comes to lemon desserts and this one does look like a winner. The sprinkles on top were a great idea-very eye catching. Enjoy the day!

  5. This looks awesome! Gonna ask my gf to make this for me. Thanks for the recipe =)

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  6. How simple is this?! I love Lemon Tarts, in any shape or form and I just LOVE the sprinkles! You've given an idea here!

  7. Oh, that's just so colorful, Nava! Looks so deliciously delightful!

  8. Looks pretty with colorful sprinkles in it...YUMMY !!

  9. Hi Nava! This looks so tasty and your photos are stunning! The blog is looking FABULOUS!

  10. Such a beautiful creation! Your husband is so lucky to have a wife like u!

  11. Looks delicious!

  12. Wah wah wah, I finally found a blog that share simple but nice recipe! I wanna try it one day! Thanks for sharing! Between, I love apple pie too!

  13. Ymmmy, look so delicious

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  14. pieee can i have one >.< it look so nice and you make me wanna bake so much

  15. Never seen a pie that colorful before. Pretty :)

  16. Never seen a pie that colorful before. Pretty :)

  17. The lemon flavor really powers through in this pie. I love the first picture.

  18. Thank you so much for all the comments everyone. Its one of those simply dessert recipe which you can try by following my recipe.

  19. This is a lovely pie! The colorful sprinkles on top do add to the appeal from looks alone. It already sounds delicious just by name! Great recipe!

  20. OMG your dessert never stops getting better, thanks for all the tips you gave us

  21. Lemon cream pie sounds like something anyone who loves lemon would enjoy a lot (besides the usual ice lemon tea, Pepsi Twist and lemon cheesecake, this is a new recipe that will surely brighten the day), and the colourful sugar sprinkles is a nice stroke, making it reaaly jazzy, fun and 'junky' enough to satisfy all the 'kids' (big and small) out there-nothing too mature or serious in presentation but something that you would want to eat with your hands, swaying on on a hammock.

  22. the flavour of lemon

  23. This is such a simple recipe to try but baking for 1hr? but still who cares I will try out when I have ingredients with me :)


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