Lemon Meringue Pie

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Bea L.

By
@BeachChic

When my husband and I were first married, his mom gave me three of his favorite pie recipes and this is one of them. He still loves this pie.

Rating:

★★★★★ 4 votes

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Method:
No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

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2 large
eggs, separated
1/2 c
fresh lemon juice (3 lemons)
1 can(s)
sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated)
1 tsp
pure vanilla extract
1 regular
graham cracker pie crust

How to Make Lemon Meringue Pie

Step-by-Step

  • 1Beat egg yolks slightly. Add lemon juice, condensed milk & vanilla. Mix well then pour into graham crust, add meringue & brown. Cover & refrigerate several hours before serving.
  • 2I wash, dry & use the plastic top that comes with the graham crust to keep pie covered.
  • 3MERINGUE:
    2 egg whites
    4 Tbsp sugar
    1/8 tsp cream of tartar*
    dash of salt
    1 tsp pure vanilla extract
    Beat egg whites w/electric mixer until frothy. Add in the cream of tartar and salt and continue beating another minute or two. Add the sugar and beat until stiff peaks form (about 2 minutes). Add in the vanilla and beat for another minute or so. Spread onto pie & bake @375 until brown (about 10 or so minutes).
  • 4* If you don't have cream of tartar you can use 1/2 teaspoon of baking powder. If you don't have baking powder just use a little more than a dash of salt.

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About Lemon Meringue Pie

Course/Dish: Pies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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