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Lemon sponge pie

Note: These recipes use NZ measurements. 1 c = 1 cup = 250 ml. 1 T = 1 tablespoon = 15 ml. 1 D = 2 teaspoons. 1 t = 1 teaspoon = 5ml. If you're in America, you may find you need a little extra baking powder in recipes that use it.

1 c sugar
3 T flour
1 t lemon rind
2 T lemon juice
1 egg, separated
2 T butter, melted
1 c milk
Pinch of salt
1 unbaked pie shell

Combine sugar and flour. Stir in lemon rind and juice, beat in egg yolk, then melted butter. Stir in milk. Beat egg white and salt until stiff, then fold in to lemon mixture until no streaks of white show. Pour into unbaked pie shell. Bake at 180C for 35-40 minutes. Cool for 15 minutes before cutting.

Good warm or cold

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