RITZ CRACKER CRUST LEMON PIE
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- 1 can(s)
- 14oz. eagle brand sweetened condensed milk
- egg yolks
- 1/2 c
- real lemon or you can fresh squeez which makes a real rich more tart taste
- egg whites
- 6 Tbsp
- 1 tsp
- real lemon juice or valilla flavoring best with lemon for this pie
- about 2 sleeves of crackers
- 1 stick
RITZ CRACKER CRUST
1First melt the butter and crush the crackers and then blend with the butter.
2In a 10" pie pan press the mixture down and around firmly. SET ASIDE
3In a mixing bowl pour in the milk, 3 egg yolks, and the lemon juice. With a hand whisk,whip all till well combined and egg yolks fully incorporated. Pour in the prepared pie shell.
4Now with a hand mixer Add the egg whites in a mixing bowl make sure no yellow is in your whites or they will not set. Begin whipping untill frothy.
5Add in the flavoring lemon or vanilla, whip about a minute to incorporate.
6Very important step for those that have never made a meringue. Add one tablespoon of sugar slowly at a time while beating the egg whites. After all 6Tbls have been added continue to whip until it forms peaks.
7Top the pie with the meringue and swirl to make a solf fluffy topping. Bake on 350 dgrees about 10 minutes watching to see the meringue is lightly browned not burned.
8Remove from oven and let cool about an hour then refrigerate let set serve cold and keep refrigerated until gone.