You are here: Home » Recipes » Classic Lemon Chess Pie Classic Lemon Chess Pie Recipe by Favorite Recipes Press Yield 8 servings Whip up this zesty dessert in no time! PrintEmail Ingredients 6 egg yolks1 cup sugar1 cup whipping cream2 teaspoons cornmeal1/4 cup fresh lemon juice1/2 cup melted butter1 1/2 tablespoons flour1 unbaked (10-inch) pie shell Instructions Beat the egg yolks and sugar in a mixer bowl until thick and pale yellow. Add the whipping cream, cornmeal and lemon juice and mix well. Stir in the butter and flour. Spoon into the pie shell. Bake at 300F for 30 minutes or until the center is set. Cool on a wire rack. Chill, covered, until serving time. Recipe reprinted with permission from the Junior League of Wilmington’s Seaboard to Sideboard (the Junior League of Wilmington, North Carolina, 1998).