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Grandma's Lemon Meringue Pie Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Sandy Smith

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 c. white sugar
2 T. all-purpose flour
3 T. cornstarch
1/4 tsp. salt
1 1/4 c. water
1/2 c. lemon juice (at least 2 lemons, and zest)
2 T. butter
4 egg yolks
1 (9") piecrust, baked
4 egg whites
6 T. white sugar

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

To Make Lemon Filling: In a medium saucepan, whisk together 1 c. sugar, flour, cornstarch and salt. Stir in water, lemon juice, and lemon zest. Cook over medium high heat, stirring frequently, until mixture comes to a boil. Stir in butter. Place egg yolks in a small bowl and gradually whisk in 1/2 c. of hot sugar mixture. Whisk egg yolk mixture back into remaining sugar mixture. Bring to a boil and continue to cook while stirring constantly until thick. Remove from heat. Pour filling into baked pie shell.

To Make Meringue: In a large glass or metal bowl, whip egg whites until foamy. Add sugar gradually, and continue to whip until stiff peaks form. Spread meringue over pie, sealing the edges at the crust. NOTE: May need to add 1/2 tsp. cream of tartar to make meringue stiffen.

Bake in preheated oven for 12 minutes, or until meringue is golden brown.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 min. prfep, 12 min cook, ready in 40 min.
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