Heavenly Lemon Pie

Marcia Graczyk

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@mgraczyk

I was introduced to this recipe a very long time ago and remember the refreshing taste. It's almost like an upside down lemon meringue pie as the meringue is the crust.


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Ingredients

MERINGUE

4
egg whites
1/2 tsp
cream of tartar
1 c
sugar

FILLING

4
egg yolks
1/2 c
sugar
4 Tbsp
lemon juice
1 Tbsp
lemon zest, grated
1 c
heavy cream, whipped

Step-By-Step

1MERINGUE CRUST:

2Beat egg whites until foamy.

3Add cream of tartar and continue beating.

4Add sugar slowly and continue beating until still peaks.

5Spread into a well-greased 9" pie pan.

6Bake 20 minutes at 275°.

7Increase the temperature to 300° for 40 minutes (total 60 minutes) until light golden color.

8Cook on rack.

9FILLING:

10Beat yolks and sugar until thick and lemon color.

11Add juice and rind slowly.

12Cook in the top of a double boiler until thick - stir continuously (only about 5 minutes).

13Cool. Then fold in the whipped heavy cream.

14Put filling inside the meringue shell and refrigerate 24 hours.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies
Collection: Lovable Lemon