Mamas Lemon Custard Delight Recipe @pinch

This amazing custard dessert is so rich and sweet, you can practically taste the love that's been handed down through the generations. A little sweeter than a pie filling and not as tart, It is perfect for a lemon lover. The vanilla wafer crust is a delicious base for the thick and creamy custard. A wonderful dessert to feed a crowd. This recipe has been handed down from my great havegrandmother as an easy summer dessert to dance on your palate. As I kid I remember being in the kitchen with my mom separating the egg yolk from the egg white. Now I have passed this delicious family recipe down to my daughters, who are my sous chefs in the kitchen!

mamas lemon custard delight
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Recipe Cuisine: American Recipe Category: Pies Yield: 6 Servings
Ingredients :
  • 5 can(s) sweet condensed milk
  • 10 - egg yolks
  • 2 cup(s) pure lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon(s) pure vanilla flavoring
  • 2 box(es) real vanilla wafers
  • 1/2 stick(s) pure butter
Intructions :
  • CRUST: Finely crush 1/2 box of vanilla wafers. Then coarsely chop the remaining 1/2 of the box of vanilla wafers
  • In a small saucepan on low heat, melt 1/2 stick of pure butter
  • Using a mixing bowl, mix the crushed wafers and butter together. Then spread evenly over the bottom of a 13x9 glass pan. Place in refrigerator for 15-30 min. to allow the crust to set
  • FILLING: Open all 5 cans of the sweet condensed milk. Pour all the milk into a large mixing bowl
  • Add the vanilla flavoring. Gradually stir in the lemon juice until completely blended (you may not use all of it)
  • Separate the egg yolks from the egg whites
  • Stir in the egg yolks. The mixture should be slightly stiffening up by now
  • Once the filling is complete, line the sides of the glass pan with whole vanilla wafers
  • Now pour in the lemon filling in the pan
  • Once the pan is full with the lemon filling, crush a few vanilla wafers on top of the lemon custard for decoration
  • Cover with Saran Wrap to prevent a film from developing while chilling in the fridge. Place the lemon custard dessert in the refrigerator for 4-6 hours or until set. Enjoy!

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Keyword : lemon-custard-American-Pies

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