- 2 1/2 cups flour
- 1 cup shortening
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 2 tablespoons sugar
- 1 eggs
- 1/2 cup water
- 3-4 lemons
- 1 to taste sugar, as needed
- 1 to taste butter, as needed
Grease 9×12 casserole/cake pan.
Sift salt and flour together.
Add shortening and sugar and cut.
Add beaten egg and water.
Roll very thin.
Line pan (bottom/sides) with crust.
Slice washed lemons (as you use them) into paper-thin slices.
Cover bottom crust with overlapped slices.
Sprinkle 1/3 to ½ cup sugar over slices.
Add butter (in pat-sized pieces) liberally.
This is a complete layer.
Add layers until you run out of vertical space or crust.
Bake in 325°F oven for about an hour or until crust is golden brown.
Cool and serve with vanilla ice cream.