Heavenly Lemon Pie

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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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★★★★★ 2 votes

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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

How to Make Heavenly Lemon Pie

Step-by-Step

  1. MERINGUE CRUST:
  2. Beat egg whites until foamy.
  3. Add cream of tartar and continue beating.
  4. Add sugar slowly and continue beating until still peaks.
  5. Spread into a well-greased 9" pie pan.
  6. Bake 20 minutes at 275°.
  7. Increase the temperature to 300° for 40 minutes (total 60 minutes) until light golden color.
  8. Cook on rack.
  9. FILLING:
  10. Beat yolks and sugar until thick and lemon color.
  11. Add juice and rind slowly.
  12. Cook in the top of a double boiler until thick - stir continuously (only about 5 minutes).
  13. Cool. Then fold in the whipped heavy cream.
  14. Put filling inside the meringue shell and refrigerate 24 hours.

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About Heavenly Lemon Pie

Course/Dish: Pies
Collection: Lovable Lemon



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