The recipe for this sweet-tart, sunny pie with its flaky, buttery crust and marmalade-like filling, is a specialty of the Ohio branch of the Shaker community.

Shaker Lemon Pie

Shaker Lemon Pie: The recipe for this sweet-tart, sunny pie with its flaky, buttery crust and marmalade-like filling, is a specialty of the Ohio branch of the Shaker community.

Shaker Lemon Pie Dressed as a Tart

Shaker Lemon Pie Dressed as a Tart

Shaker Lemon Pie ~  I had this pie when I visited the Shaker Village in Kentucky.  They called it Chess pie.  I'd never heard of it before, then I was told it was a lemon pie.  Very good and really sweet.

Shaker Lemon Pie ~ I had this pie when I visited the Shaker Village in Kentucky. They called it Chess pie. I'd never heard of it before, then I was told it was a lemon pie.

NYT Cooking: This uncomplicated lemon pie is a variation of one attributed to the Shakers, a religious community best known for their simple living philosophy and exquisitely designed furniture. It is said that Shaker cooks waste nothing, and if that is true, this tart is a perfect example of that ethos. The entire lemon (minus the seeds) is used – sliced thinly and macerated with plenty of sugar overnight – then baked with eggs and melted butter in a soft, flaky pastry. The end result is…

Shaker Lemon Tart

NYT Cooking: This uncomplicated lemon pie is a variation of one attributed to the Shakers, a religious community best known for their simple living philosophy and exquisitely designed furniture. It is said that Shaker cooks waste nothing

paper-thin meyer slices for a shaker lemon pie by smitten kitchen, http://smittenkitchen.com/2008/04/shaker-lemon-pie/#

Shaker Lemon tart - uses whole lemons in a tart - good for when I get some Meyer lemons.

shaker lemon pie tart

shaker lemon pie tart Shaker Lemon Pie Dressed as a Tart

The keys to perfecting the filling in this simple, three-ingredient pie are slicing the lemon slices ultra-thin and leaving them to macerate with sugar overnight. The result is tart, yet light and never bitter.Recipe: Shaker Lemon Pie

Shaker Lemon Pie

This recipe for Shaker lemon pie begins with thinly sliced lemons marinated in sugar overnight. The lemon pie filling thickened with seven eggs, making it temptingly rich.

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