Lemon Pie

Lemon Pie Recipe

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amanda woods

By
@Amandalynn

this is my husbands favorite!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Serves:
8
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
20 Min

Ingredients

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  • FILLING

  • 3
    eggs
  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 6 Tbsp
    cornstarch
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 2 c
    water
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter, softened
  • 2 tsp
    lemon rind, grated(makes lemon zest)
  • 5 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • CRUST

  • 1
    9 inch pie shell, baked
  • MERINGUE

  • 6
    egg whites
  • 1/4 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • ·
    dash of salt

How to Make Lemon Pie

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 325F. Combine the eggs and 1/2 c. sugar in a small bowl. In a double boiler, mix 1/2c. sugar, cornstarch, salt, and water. Cook over boiling water until thick; stir constantly. Cover. Bring mixture to a boil; boil one minute. Stir occassionally. Spoon a little of the hot mixture into the egg yolk, stir quickly. Beat the egg yolk into the hot mixture. Cook two minutes; stir constantly. Remove the pan from the water; stir in the butter, lemon rind and juice. Pour into pie shell.
  2. Beat the egg white and salt until foamy. add the vanilla, beat in remaining sugar 1 Tbsp. at a time; continue beating until stiff and shiny. Cover pie with meringue. Make sure there are no gaps and the edges are sealed with meringue. Bake until delicately browned, about 15 minutes.

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Course/Dish: Pies




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