Lemon Meringue Pie

Lemon Meringue Pie Recipe

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Carrie Dial

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make sure the zest that goes into the filling is small, chopped up.

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Ingredients

1 c
sugar
2 Tbsp
all purpose flour
3 Tbsp
cornstarch
1/4 tsp
salt
1 1/2 c
water
2
lemons zested
2 Tbsp
butter, softened
4
egg yolks
1
pie crust shell
4
egg whites
6 Tbsp
sugar
cream of tartar

How to Make Lemon Meringue Pie

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat oven to 350 degrees F
  • 2To make lemon filling: In a medium saucepan, whisk together 1 cup sugar, flour, cornstarch and salt. Stir in water, lemon juice and lemon zest. Cook over medium-high heat, stirring frequently, until mixture comes to a boil. Stir in butter. Place egg yolks in a small bowl and gradually whisk in 1/2 cup of hot sugar mixture. Whisk egg yolk mixture back into remaining sugar mixture. Bring to a boil and continue to cook while stirring constantly until thick. Remove from heat. Pour filling into baked pastry shell.
  • 3To make Meringue: In a large glass or metal bowl ( I always put my metal in the freezer to get really cold), whip egg whites until foamy. Add sugar gradually, and continue to whip until stiff peaks form, I always cream of tartar too..
  • 4Bake in a preheated oven for 10 minutes, or until meringue is golden brown.

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About Lemon Meringue Pie

Course/Dish: Pies