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Lemon Meringue Pie Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Odessa Geary

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
9" baked pie shell
4 egg yolks
6 eggs whites
grated peel of lemon
1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
3 tbsp water
1 1/4 cup sugar

Directions:
Directions:
Beat egg yolks until thick, gradually adding the lemon peel, juice, water and 1/2 cup of the sugar. Cook in heavy, medium-size sauce pan, low heat until thick, stirring constantly. Beat egg whites until stiff, adding remaining sugar gradually. Fold 1/3 of egg whites/sugar mixture into the warm egg yolk mixture. Pour into the pie shell. Use remaining egg whites/sugar mixture to make meringue topping spreading in decorative fashion. Bake at 325 degreesfor about 15 minutes or until meringue browns lightly. Keep out of drafts as the pie cools.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6-8

 

 

 

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