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Lemon Pie -- serve hot, cold or at room temp?

asked by Phoenix Helix almost 6 years ago
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Amanda Hesser

Amanda is a co-founder of Food52.

added almost 6 years ago

I usually do room temp but this weekend I served a lemon tart warm and it was really great. Definitely not cold tho!

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added almost 6 years ago

room temperature!

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added almost 6 years ago

If the flavors are as tangy as lemon should be, your guests will get the fullest taste experience at room temperature.

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added almost 6 years ago

Depends. Is it a lemon custard pie, or a lemon icebox pie? If the latter, cold; if the former, room temp.

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added almost 6 years ago

Room temperature it is! Thanks everyone. And for the last piece of pie, I think I'll try it warm like Amanda did, just for fun.