A to Z Challenge Continues with “L is for Lemon Crumb Pie”

Deceptively simple, this mouthwateringly delightful dessert will please you and your family and have them crying out for more! Why not make two?

Lemon Crumb Pie

1-170 g (6 oz) pkg lemon Jell-o                                  1/3 C lemon juice

1 ½ C sugar                                                                 3 2/3 (2 cans) evaporated milk, chilled

¼ t salt                                                                        2/3 C  melted butter

2 C boiling water                                                        4 C vanilla wafer or graham cracker 1 ½ t grated lemon rind                                                    crumbs

Dissolve the Jell-o, sugar and salt in the boiling water. To this mixture, add the lemon juice and rind. Chill until very thick.

Add the evaporated milk and whip until very fluffy. Meanwhile, mix the butter and crumbs. Reserve 1/3 C of the crumbs. Press the remainder firmly into a 33 x 22 cm (9 x 13 inch) dish. Spoon the gelatin mixture into the dish and sprinkle with the reserved crumbs. Chill until firm.

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Cut yourself a nice slab of pie and enjoy it whilst you visit some of my fellow A to Z bloggers. A good place to start is Luke Wortley‘s blog. He’s the author of Irish Car Bomb and a lot more really, really good writing. You’re gonna like it, I promise! Tim Hillegonds is the author of Vodka Flavored Tears. His blog is here and is definitely worth stopping in for a while. Ghiya Rushidat isn’t part of the A to Z Challenge, but her website is a great place to visit. Ghiya is an amazingly talented composer, film scorer and performer. Stop by to see and hear what she has on offer!

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6 thoughts on “A to Z Challenge Continues with “L is for Lemon Crumb Pie”

    • It’s so good I usually just hold it in my mouth for a few seconds (or more) to enjoy the beautiful gifts of Mother Nature. It’s great to be alive!

      Thanks for stopping by, and come back soon!

  1. Sounds yummy, but I sure don’t need it! I’m trying to visit all the A-Z Challenge Blogs this month.

    • Sometimes it’s not about ‘need’, you just need to indulge yourself!

      Thanks a million for stopping by! I hope you’ll come back again soon.

  2. Mmmmm …. pie! That’s one thing I miss about life back in the states. Don’t get me wrong … I like Arabic sweets too. But there is something about a nice slice of pie. Pure Americana at its best.

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