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Lemon Meringue Pie Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
jennifer weaver

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 pre-baked pie crust
1 c. sugar
c. cornstarch
tsp. salt
2 c. water
1 Tbsp. grated lemon peel
4 egg yolks
3 Tbsp. butter
c. lemon juice

FOR THE MERINGUE:
5-6 egg whites at room temperature
tsp cream of tartar
c. sugar

Directions:
Directions:
In a medium-sized saucepot, bring sugar, cornstarch, salt, water, and lemon peel to a boil, stirring constantly. Remove from heat and mix in with wire whip 4 egg yolks. Return to heat for 1 minute stirring constantly. Remove from heat and whisk in 3 T. butter, then c. lemon juice. Pour into pie crust and cool.
Meringue topping: In a mixing bowl, beat egg whites and cream of tartar until foamy. Gradually add c. sugar beating until stiff peaks form.
Top pie with meringue and bake at 325 about 10 minutes or until meringue is lightly browned. Chill until set.

 

 

 

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