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Lemon Meringue Pie Recipe

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

Grandma Marie
Added: Monday, March 23, 2009


mix in sauce
1.5 cups sugar
1/3 cup cornstarch
gradually stir in
1.5 cups water

cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and boils. Boil one minute.

slowly stir in half of the hot mixture into a bowl of 3 egg yolks slightly beaten. Then blend the egg mixture into the hot mixture saucepan. Boil one minute longer stirring constantly.Remove from heat. Continue stirring until smooth

Blend in 3 Tablespoons butter
1/4 cup lemon juice
1 Tablespoon grated lemon rind

Pour into baked pre shell and cover with meringue

4 egg whites
1/2 tsp vanilla
1/4 cup cream of tartar

Beat egg whites, add vanilla and cream of tartar until soft peaks form. Add 8 tsps beating at high speed until stiff peaks form. Spread the meringue over hot filling.

Bake in preheated oven at 350 for 10-12 mins or until meringue is golden brown.




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