Upside Down Lemon Meringue Pie

Pat Duran Recipe

By Pat Duran kitchenchatter

This is a very unique pie and oh so good- !
It is so fun to make and the filling is delicious.
Just wait till you try it!
My family likes the change of crust in this recipe.

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8 servings
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3 large
egg whites
1/4 tsp
cream of tartar
1/4 tsp
3/4 c
granulated sugar
1/2 tsp
lemon juice or vanilla
1/2 c
chopped toasted nuts
saltine crackers, loosely crumbled
1 c
granulated sugar
3 Tbsp
3 Tbsp
all purpose flour
1 dash(es)
1 1/2 c
3 large
egg yolks
2 Tbsp
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1 tsp
finely shredded lemon peel
1/3 c
lemon juice,( i like my meyer lemons)
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Directions Step-By-Step

Beat egg whites with salt and tartar until soft peaks form; gradually add sugar and beat until stiff peaks form.
Fold in saltines and nuts.
Spread meringue mixture into a well greased or sprayed 9-inch pie plate; shaping it as a pie shell with it's sides mounded a little higher than the center of crust.
Bake at 300^ for 35 minutes.Remove from oven and let cool on wire rack.
Mix sugar, cornstarch, flour and salt in a medium saucepan, stirring well so that ingredients are throughly combine.
Add water gradually stirring until all ingredients are well mixed.
Cook mixture over medium-high until thick and bubbling across the entire surface, stirring constantly, then cook and stir for 2 more minutes.
Remove from heat. In medium bowl, beat egg yolks.
Gradually pour 1 cup of the cooked mixture into the egg yolks, stirring constantly.
Immediately pour the yolk mixture back into the saucepan and cook 2 more minutes,stirring constantly.
Gradually stir in lemon juice until combine.
Pour into prepared meringue shell. Cool on wire rack, then refrigerate.
Serve with whipped cream. Enjoy!!!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy