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Lemon Meringue Pie Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Rita Corvelli Meyers
Added: Tuesday, June 13, 2006

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 Tbsp corn starch
1 1/4 c sugar
1/4 c lemon juice
1 Tbsp grated lemon rind
3 eggs, separated
1 1/2 c boiling water
1 (9") baking pie shell
6 Tbsp sugar

Directions:
Directions:
Combine corn starch, 1 1/4 c sugar, lemon juice and lemon rind. Beat egg yolks, add to corn starch mixture. Gradually add boiling water. Heat to boiling over direct heat and then boil gently for 4 minutes, stirring constantly. Pour into pie shell. Beat egg whites until stiff but not dry. Gradually beat in the 6 Tbsp sugar. Spread meringue over top of pie, carefully sealing in all the filling by spreading meringue to touch all edges of crust. Bake in hot oven (450) 4-5 minutes or until browned. Cool on a wire rack away from draft. Serve cold.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Mom always makes THE best lemon meringue pie, hands down!!

 

 

 

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