Lemon Pie Recipe

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Lemon Pie

amanda woods

By
@Amandalynn

this is my husbands favorite!


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Rating:

Serves:

8

Prep:

25 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Ingredients

FILLING

3
eggs
1 c
sugar
6 Tbsp
cornstarch
1/2 tsp
salt
2 c
water
2 Tbsp
butter, softened
2 tsp
lemon rind, grated(makes lemon zest)
5 Tbsp
lemon juice

CRUST

1
9 inch pie shell, baked

MERINGUE

6
egg whites
1/4 tsp
vanilla extract
dash of salt

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 325F. Combine the eggs and 1/2 c. sugar in a small bowl. In a double boiler, mix 1/2c. sugar, cornstarch, salt, and water. Cook over boiling water until thick; stir constantly. Cover. Bring mixture to a boil; boil one minute. Stir occassionally. Spoon a little of the hot mixture into the egg yolk, stir quickly. Beat the egg yolk into the hot mixture. Cook two minutes; stir constantly. Remove the pan from the water; stir in the butter, lemon rind and juice. Pour into pie shell.
2
Beat the egg white and salt until foamy. add the vanilla, beat in remaining sugar 1 Tbsp. at a time; continue beating until stiff and shiny. Cover pie with meringue. Make sure there are no gaps and the edges are sealed with meringue. Bake until delicately browned, about 15 minutes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies