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Lemon Pie Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Irene Braddock
Added: Tuesday, October 11, 2005

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 c. cold water
7 T. cornstarch
1-1/2 c. hot water
1-1/4 c. sugar
3 egg yolks, slightly beaten
2 lemons (grated rind and juice)
1 T. butter

Directions:
Directions:
Add water to bottom part of double boiler and bring to a boil; set aside and continue to simmer. In measuring cup, mix cold water and cornstarch to a thin paste. Combine hot water and sugar in top part of double boiler and bring to a boil over DIRECT heat. Add cornstarch paste and cook until mixture begins to thicken. Place top part onto bottom part of double boiler and cook until thick and smooth, about 15 min.; stirring constantly. Stir a small amount of the mixture into beaten egg yolks and return to double boiler, and cook a few min. longer. Add lemon juice and rind and butter; blend well. Cool, stirring occasionally. Pour into baked pie shell and top with meringue. Yield: filling for an 8 in. pie.

 

 

 

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