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Lemon Meringue Pie Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Janet Waidelich
Added: Wednesday, August 27, 2008

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 1/2 cups sugar
5 1/3 tablespoons cornstarch
1 1/2 cups hot water
3 separated eggs
3 tablespoons butter
1/4 cup lemon juice
1 1/3 tablespoons grated lemon rind
6 tablespoons (For meringue) sugar
1 baked pie shell

Directions:
Directions:
Combine sugar and cornstarch; gradually add hot water. Cook over moderate heat, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and boils. Boil 1 minute. Slowly stir half of hot mixture into slightly beaten egg yolks. Then beat yolks into hot mixture in sauce pan. Boil 1 minute longer, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Continue stirring until smooth. Blend in butter, lemon juice and lemon rind. Pour into baked pie shell and cover with meringue. Bake until a delicate brown. Serve as soon as cool.

 

 

 

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