Recipe: Lemon Pie

One heaping tablespoon cornstarch, dissolved in a little cold water; pour on one COFFEE-cup boiling water, and boil until it puffs up; take off the stove and add two-thirds COFFEE-cup sugar, yolks of two eggs, small lump of butter, and juice and grated rind of two lemons. — Mrs. O. H. Simons.

Seventy-Five Receipts for Pastry Cakes, and Sweetmeats, by Miss Leslie (Year 1832)