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Grandma Ruth's Lemon Meringue Pie Recipe

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This recipe for Grandma Ruth's Lemon Meringue Pie, by , is from Favorite Recipes, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Susan McCabe
Added: Monday, March 3, 2008


1 c. sugar
3 tbsp. cornstarch
1 c. boiling water
2 egg yolks
juice of 1 lemon
1/2 tsp. butter

3 egg whites
1/2 tsp. vanilla
1/4 tsp. cream of tartar
6 tbsp. sugar

Mix sugar and cornstarch, pour boiling water over it. When it thickens, add egg yolks, lemon juice, and butter. Pour in pre-baked pie crust. For meringue, beat the egg whites, vanilla, and cream of tartar until mixture reaches soft peaks. Gradually add the sugar and beat until stiff and glossy. Top pie with meringue and ake at 350 F for a few minutes or until light brown.




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