Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1 1/4 cups 182g / 6.4oz Graham cracker crumbs

  2. 1/4 cup 49g / 1.7oz Sugar

  3. 4 tablespoons 60ml Butter - melted Cream Cheese Layer

  4. 12 oz 340g Cream cheese

  5. 1/3 cup 65g / 2 1/3oz Sugar

  6. 1/3 cup 78ml Sour cream

  7. 1 teaspoon 5ml Vanilla

  8. 1/2 teaspoon 2 1/2ml Knox gelatin

  9. 1 tablespoon 15ml Cold water Lemon Topping

  10. 1 1/2 cups 355ml Water

  11. 1 cup 198g / 7oz Sugar

  12. 1/2 cup 118ml Fresh lemon juice

  13. 4 Egg yolks - beaten

  14. 5 tablespoons 75ml Cornstarch

  15. 1 tablespoon 15ml Grated lemon peel

  16. 1/4 teaspoon 1 1/3ml Salt

  17. 2 tablespoons 30ml Butter

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Recipe Instructions Graham Cracker Crust: Mix all ingredients together and shape in a 9-inch greased pie pan. Bake at 375 degrees for 6 to 8 minutes remove from oven and cool. Cream Cheese Layer: Combine cream cheese, sugar, sour cream and salt in medium-sized pan and cook on a very low heat stirring constantly until mixture starts to boil lightly. Mix gelatin with water and dissolve. When dissolved add to mixture along with vanilla and stir well. Cook until mixture reaches a light boil and cook for 2 minutes. Remove from heat and cool off. When its luke warm, layer cream cheese on crust and refrigerate until cooled. Lemon Topping: Place water, sugar, lemon juice, cornstarch, salt and lemon peel in a sauce pan and wisk until mixture comes to a boil at medium heat. Cook for 2 minutes until thick. Pour 1/2 hot mixture in beaten eggs slowly and stir constantly. When the mixture is completely blended pour egg mixture in to the hot pudding stir and cook until the pudding reaches boiling stage. Stir and let boil slowly for about 5 minutes. Remove from heat add butter and vanilla, stir and set aside until cooled off. When lemon mixture reaches room temperature gently smooth it over the cream cheese mixture and chill for several hours before serving. Fresh whipped cream may be added for garnish. This recipe yields ?? servings.


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