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Lemon Meringue Pie Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Cathy Whitehorn

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Pie Filling:

1 1/2 cups water
1 1/2 cups sugar
1/2 tsp. salt

1/4 cup cornstarch
1/3 cup water
4 large eggs, separated
1/2 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
1 tsp. grated lemon zest
4 Tbsp. butter

Meringue:

4 egg white
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/4 tsp. cream of tarter

Directions:
Directions:
To make filling: In a large saucepan, bring 1/2 cups water, sugar and salt to a boil. Meanwhile, blend cornstarch and 1/3 cup cold water, egg yolks, lemon juice & zest.

Pour gradually into the boiling sugar-water mixture, stirring constantly. Stir & cook until mixture is bubbly and clear. Remove from heat and add butter. Stir until melted. Cool to lukewarm. Pour into a pre-baked store bought or homemade pie shell.

Heat oven to 350 degrees.

To make meringue:

Beat egg whites and cream of tarter until soft peaks form. Add sugar 1 tablespoon at a time, beating well until stiff peaks form. Mound meringue quickly on pie and seal all the way to the edges. Bake 12 to 15 minutes.

Cool.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I haven't made this recipe in years either, but is a great pie. Since I can't make pie crust to save my soul, I always use a store bought crust. You don't have to, though.

 

 

 

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