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Lemon Meringue Pie Recipe

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

Mary Sonnier
Added: Monday, December 17, 2007


1 can condensed milk
2 egg yolks
juice of 1 lemon
2 egg whites
2 tablespoon sugar
1 (9-inch) pie shell, baked

In a bowl beat 2 egg whites until stiff. Add 2 tablespoon sugar
and beat again. Set this bowl aside. In a pan, add milk and egg
yolks. Stirring constantly. Add lemon juice. Heat on a low heat,
stirring constantly until mixture thickens. When mixture thickens,
pour into pie shell. Top with meringue and brown in oven.
Remove and cool. Serve when ready.




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