Lemon Meringue Pie

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Lisa Johnson

By
@georgiagirl48

I love lemons. My family loves my lemon meringue pie. It is my brother's favorite pie and he loves it. I make it for Christmas, Thanksgiving and more holidays.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
8 servings
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
15 Min

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 c
    sugar
  • 1/3 c
    cornstarch
  • 1 1/2 c
    water
  • 3
    eggs, separated
  • 1/4 c
    fresh lemon juice
  • 1 1/3 Tbsp
    grated lemon rind
  • 1/4 tsp
    cream of tartar
  • 6 Tbsp
    sugar
  • 1
    9-inch pie crust, baked

How to Make Lemon Meringue Pie

Step-by-Step

  1. In a saucepan combine the sugar and cornstarch. Add the water and cook over medium heat, stirring consistency until thickened. Bring the mixture to a boil, and boil for 1 minute. Remove the pan from the heat. In a medium bowl beat the egg yolks lightly. Pour a small amount of the hot liquid into the egg yolks, stirring constantly. Return the yolk mixture to the saucepan, stirring constantly. Bring the mixture to a boil, and boil until thickened. Blend in the butter, lemon juice, and lemon rind. Pour the filling into the pie shell. In a large bowl beat the egg whites with the cream of tartar and 6 tablespoons of sugar until stiff. Spread the meringue over the pie filling, making sure the meringue touches the edges of the pie. Bake at 400 F. for 8 minutes, or until the meringiue is light brown. Let the pie cool before serving.

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About Lemon Meringue Pie

Course/Dish: Pies



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