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Lemon Meringue Pie Recipe

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This recipe for Lemon Meringue Pie, by , is from Donnalee's Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Donnalee Holton
Added: Saturday, November 17, 2007


1 c. sugar
6 T. lemon juice
1 1/4 c. water
grated lemon peel
1 T. butter
3 egg yolds
1/4 c. cornstarch
2 T. milk
3 T. cold water

Heat first 3 ingredients till sugar dissolves. Blend together starch and water and add to mixture. Cook till clear.
Add lemon juice and peel and cook 2 minutes. Beat together eggs and milk and add to mixture. Bring to a boil, stirring. Cool and pour into baked pie shell.
Top with meringue and bake at 350 till meringue is golden brown.




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