Chess Pie Recipe

Ingredients 1/2 cup salted butter , room temp ▢2 cups granulated sugar ▢1 Tablespoon all-purpose flour ▢1 Tablespoon cornmeal ▢5 large eggs , room temp ▢1 cup milk or buttermilk ▢1 teaspoon vanilla extract ▢2 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice ▢1 teaspoon lemon zest ▢Dough for one pie crust

Cream the butter and sugar in a medium mixing basin to prepare the batter. 

Stir in the cornmeal and flour. Individually incorporate the eggs while vigorously pounding after each.  

Add the milk, vanilla, lemon juice, and zest to the egg mixture once it has been thoroughly beaten. Whisk until homogeneous.

Crimp the edges of the unbaked pie crust before placing it in a 9-inch pie plate. Apply the pie filling.

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 55 to 60 minutes.

After 30 minutes, remove the pie from the oven and cover it with aluminum foil to prevent it from browning excessively.