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Lemon Meringue Pie Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Donna Thienpont

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
FILLING
1 c. sugar
5 t cornstarch
1/2 tsp salt
1 c. boiling water

2 tsp butter
4 egg yolks, slightly beaten

c. lemon juice
zest of two lemons

1 pie shell or graham cracker crust

MERINGUE
4 eggwhites
4T powdered sugar
1/4 tsp. cream of tartar


Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350 F.
Mix in sugar, cornstarch, salt in pot on stove, add boiling water, stirring constantly until it boils.
Put in double boiler --cover and cook until thick.
Take off heat.
Add butter and egg yolks
Return to heat and cook for 2 minutes
Add lemon juice and rind of two lemons, mix in and cook until thick

Prick pie shell with a fork all over
and pour in lemon mixture

Meringue
In a mixer or hand mixer, beat egg whites until stiff, add Powdered sugar until blended and add cream of tartar.

Bake until all the Meringue has browned.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
15 minutes + bake till Meringue is brown
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
a great strongly flavoured lemon meringue pie. My favourite. To make this as a Keto low carb recipe, use almond flour and make a crust by adding monkfruit/erythritol blend sugar and butter.Mix together and press into place. For powdered sugar in the meringue, grind monkfruit blend in a coffee grinder or a blender until powdered.

 

 

 

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