lemon pie



this is so good


★★★★★ 4 votes

Convection Oven



  • 3
  • 1 c
  • 6 Tbsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 2 c
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter, softened
  • 2 tsp
    lemon rind, grated (makes lemon zest)
  • 5 Tbsp
    lemon juice

  • ·
    1 of 9 inch pie shell,baked

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

How to Make lemon pie


  1. preheat oven to 325f.combine the eggs and 1/2 cups of sugar in a small bowl.in a double boiler,mix 1/2 cups of sugar,cornstarch,salt,and water.
  2. 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.
  3. beat the egg white and salt until foamy,add the vanilla,beat in remaining sugar 1tbsp.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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About lemon pie

Course/Dish: Pies
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: American

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