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Lemon Pie Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Vera (Dorn) Miller
Added: Saturday, March 19, 2005

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup sugar
1 cup hot water
2 tablespoon cornstarch
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Juice of 2 lemons
3 egg yolks

4 tablespoons sugar
1 teaspoon cream of tartar

Directions:
Directions:
I. Cook sugar, water and cornstarch over low heat until starchy.

2. Pour lemon juice into egg yolks while stirring with a fork. Add some of the hot mixture to egg and lemon, then pour back into saucepan and cook for 5 or more minutes. Cool and pour into cooked pie shell.

Make meringue from egg whites. Beat whites until fluffy and add about 4 tablespoons+ sugar and 1 teaspoon Cream of Tartar. Pile on lemon mixture that has been poured in cooked, cooled pie shell and bake in an oven at 250-300 or until brown.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6 or 8
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This was one of mother's favorite pie recipes. I think it may have been because everyone enjoyed it so much.

 

 

 

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