Lemon Meringue Pie Recipe

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Lemon Meringue Pie

susan simons

By
@imbossmare

There's not much better than a good Lemon meringue Pie. This was my grandmas Lemon Meringue pie and she was the master of a good pie.


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Ingredients

baked pie crust
3 Tbsp
corn starch
1 c
sugar
2 Tbsp
sugar
1
grated rind of lemon
4 Tbsp
lemon juice
1 Tbsp
butter
3
egg yolks
1 1/2 c
boiling water
3
egg whites
6 Tbsp
sugar

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Combine 3 tablespoons corn startch with 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar in top of double boiler. Add the grated rind of one lemon, 4 tablespoons lemon juice, 1 tablespoon butter and 3 egg yolks, beaten.
2
Mix well then add 1 1/2 cups boiling water very slowly. Cook over hot water until very thick. Cool. Pour into pastry shell. Beat 3 egg whites until almost stiff, then add 6 tablespoons sugar while continuing to beat stiff. Arrange meringue on filling. Bake 30 minutes at 300 degrees.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies