Citrus Sour Cream Pie Recipe

Citrus Sour Cream Pie RecipeCountry Woman Magazine
A microwave makes preparing this tangy cream pie super easy. The refreshing bursts of citrus put sunshine into every bite.

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  • serves 8


  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 3 Tbsp. cornstarch
  • 2 egg yolks, beaten
  • 3/4 cup orange juice
  • 2/3 cup 2% milk
  • 2 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 graham cracker crust (9 in.)
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 Tbsp. confectioners’ sugar
  • 1/4 tsp. vanilla extract
  • Grated orange peel

    How to make it 

  • 1

    In a large microwave-safe bowl, combine sugar and cornstarch. In a small bowl, combine the egg yolks, orange juice, milk and lemon juice; stir into the sugar mixture until smooth.

  • 2

    Microwave on high for 5-7 minutes or just until mixture reaches 160°, stirring every minute. Cool to room temperature; press plastic wrap onto surface of custard. Refrigerate until chilled.

  • 3

    Fold in sour cream; pour filling into crust. Cover and chill for at least 4 hours or overnight.

  • 4

    Just before serving, in a large bowl, beat cream until it begins to thicken. Add confectioners’ sugar and vanilla; beat until stiff peaks form. Spread over pie. Sprinkle with orange peel; top with fruit if desired.

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