Lemon lovers..... this is a delicious treat that you absolutely have to try soon. Spring is just around the corner and it's the perfect Passover or Easter Dessert!
Lemon Lush Pie
Ingredients for Crust
1 1/4 cup of pecan flour or fine chopped pecans
1 1/4 cup 1.1 GF flour
12 tbsp butter, melted
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. This will fit a 9" pie plate. Mix all
of the ingredients together in a bowl and press into the bottom &
sides of the pie dish. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown.
Remove & cool completely.
Ingredients for Cream Cheese
16oz cream cheese, room temp
2 lemons zested and juiced
1 1/2 cup powdered sugar
Add all of the ingredients in a bowl and mix until smooth. Spread on the crust.
Ingredients for Lemon Curd
3 egg yolks
1/2 cup Javamelts French Vanilla Flavored Sugar
1 tbsp lemon zest
1/3 cup lemon juice
Add all of the ingredients to a glass bowl and mix well. Pour into a
stock pot and place over med/low heat, whisking the lemon mixture
until thickened approx 10-15 minutes. Remove and allow to cool
completely. Add to the cream cheese layer, and top with swiss meringue.
Ingredients for Swiss Meringue
3 egg whites
1 cup Javamelts French Vanilla Flavored Sugar
Add the egg whites and the sugar to a glass bowl, mix for 4 minutes
with a whisk. Then create a double boiler, add water to a pot over
med/low heat and place the bowl over the pot. (make sure water is not
touching the bowl) whisk continuously for 5-8mins until slightly foamy
(temp should read 160F). Then pour into a mixing bowl and turn the
mixer on high for 10 minutes.
Recipe and photo credit: Danielle Cochran @thesaltycooker