recipe for Lemon Sponge Pie

Lemon Sponge Pie

1/4 cup melted butter 1 cup sugar
3 T. flour 3 slightly beaten egg yolks
3 T. lemon juice 1 1/2 cups milk
3 stiffly beaten egg whites 1 pie crust
deep pie dish, if you have one.

Blend butter with sugar and flour. Add egg yolks, lemon juice, and milk. Fold in egg whites.
Pour into a 9″ pastry lined pie plate. Bake in very hot oven (450) for 8 minutes, then in a slow oven (325) for 25 minutes.