LOW FAT LEMON PIE

low fat lemon pie is a pie made of a low fat shortbread base and lemon filling.
Easy and quick to prepare, soft and light, it is perfect for daytime snacks or during the meal.

Level of difficulty : easy
Preparation time : 15 min
Rest time : 30 min
Cooking time : 30 min
Total time : 45 min + 30 min (rest)
Dough :
1.6 cups flour
1/4 cup low fat butter, cut into pieces
1/2 cup caster sugar
1 egg
1.5 tbsp milk
1 pinch of salt
Filling :
2 eggs
2 egg yolks
0.6 cup sugar
2 tbsp low fat cream 
2 tbsp corn starch
2 lemons

Preparation :

  • In a bowl, mix the butter with the flour, powdered sugar and salt. 
  • Blend with palms and fingertips. 
  • Stir in the egg and milk, form a ball and refrigerate for 30 min.
  • Preheat the oven in static mode to 360° F. 
  • Roll out the dough with a rolling pin on a floured work surface 0.2 inch thick, then place in a 10 inch pie pan fitted with baking paper. 
  • Prick the pie shell with the tines of a fork.
  • Bake for about 10 min.
  • In a bowl, whisk the eggs with the egg yolks, sugar and cornstarch.
  • Then add the juice of 2 lemons, the grated zest of one lemon and the cream. 
  • Mix until a homogeneous mixture is obtained.
  • Take the tart shell out of the oven, lower the temperature to 320° F. 
  • Pour the filling over the pie shell.
  • Bake for an additional 20 min. 
  • Get out of the oven.
  • Let cool then unmold.
  • Serve and enjoy !

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