Camille Cottle of the St. George based CC Pies paid us a visit, and showed us how to whip up a sour cream lemon pie! She’s also doing a generous giveaway, offering sour cream lemon pies to not one, but two lucky winners! To enter, simply follow CC Pies on IG @cc_pies and facebook camillecottlepies, and find all details on the mouth-watering lemon pie post.

Sour Cream Lemon Pie

Pastry for single crust pie Custard for pie:

1 C sugar 3 Tbs. + 1 1/2 tsp. cornstarch

1 C whole milk

1/2 C lemon juice

3 large eggs yolks, beaten

1/4 C. butter cubed

1 Tbs. lemon zest

1 C sour cream

Whipping cream for top

Mix sugar and cornstarch in a heavy saucepan. Whisk in milk and lemon juice until smooth. Cook and stir over medium-high heat until thickened. Reduce heat and simmer an additional 2 minutes. Remove from heat. Mix 1/4 C of mixture into beaten egg mixture and stir. Pour egg mixture back into the pan. Cook on medium-high heat whisking constantly for 2 more minutes. Remove from heat. Stir in butter and lemon zest. Cool slightly without stirring. Stir in sour cream. Pour in baked crust. Cool then top with whipping cream and store in the refrigerator.

Deena Manzanares
Deena Marie Manzanares is a Utah native, but lived in NYC for a few years while attending the Atlantic Theater Company Acting School. Locally, she has worked as a professional actor for years in both stage and film.