"One of the very nicest things about life is the way we must regularly stop whatever it is we are doing and devote our attention to eating."--Luciano Pavarotti

Lemon Meringue Pie (Best of the Best) Recipe

  Tried it? Rate this Recipe:
 

 

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

Contributor:  
Contributor:  

Added: Wednesday, July 5, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 1/2 c. sugar
Scant 1/2 c. cornstarch (6 T. or so)
1/4 tsp. salt
2 1/2 c. water
4 eggs, separated
3 T. butter
1 T grated lemon rind (or more to taste)
1/2 c. lemon juice
Meringue:
4 egg white (separated above)
1/4 tsp. cream of tartar
1/2 c. sugar

Directions:
Directions:
Combine sugar, cornstarch and salt in large saucepan. Gradually add water, stirring with wooden spoon. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until thick and bubbly. Cool 1 minute and remove from heat. Beat egg yolks slightly in small bowl. Slowly blend 1/2 c. hot mixture into eggs. Stir back into remaining mixture in pan. Cook on low 2 minutes. Remove from heat (don't overcook). Stir in butter, lemon rind and juice. Pour into cooled crust.

Serve with meringue or whipped cream.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6 to 8
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
You're on your own if you cook the meringue! I like whipped cream best!

 

 

 

Learn more about the process to create a cookbook -- or
Start your own personal family cookbook right now!  Here's to good eating!

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!

 

Bookmark and Share

 

 

347W  

Cookbooks are great for Holiday Gifts, Wedding Gifts, Bridal Shower ideas and Family Reunions!

*Recipes and photos entered into the Family Cookbook Project are provided by the submitting contributors. All rights are retained by the contributor. Please contact us if you believe copyright violations have occurred.


Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!