Lemon Meringue Pie

Lemon Meringue Pie

Ingredients:

1-1/2

Cup

Sugar

Cup + 2 tbl

Cornstarch

Tsp

Salt

Cup

Cold Water

Cup

Fresh Lemon Juice

3

 

Egg Yolks, Well Beaten

2

Tbl

Butter

1-1/2

Cup

Boiling Water

 

 

Grated Peel of Lemon

1

9 Baked Pie Crust

Meringue:

3

 

Egg Whites

Tsp

Cream Of Tartar

6

Tbl

Sugar

Directions:

In a large saucepan, combine sugar, cornstarch and salt. Gradually blend in cold water and lemon juice, Stir in egg yolks. Add butter and boiling water. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, stirring constantly. Reduce heat to medium and boil for 1 minute. Remove from heat; stir in lemon peel. Pour into baked pie crust. Top with meringue, spreading all the way to edges sealing well. Bake at 350F for 12-15 minutes or until meringue is golden brown. Cool 2 hours before serving.

Meringue: In a large bowl with an electric mixer, beat egg whites with cream of tartar until foamy. Gradually add sugar, a tablespoon at a time, beating well after each addition until stiff peaks form.

 

Yields

6 servings

 

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