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mamma's lemon meringue pie

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Recipe by
Shelley Simpson
Swartz Creek, MI

This Is The Best Lemon Meringue Pie There Is!

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Ingredients For mamma's lemon meringue pie

  • 1
    baked, 10" pie shell
  • 2 box
    lemon pudding mix (3 oz. each) * not instant*
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 4 c
    water, divided
  • 4 Tbsp
    fresh lemon juice
  • 4 Tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    grated lemon peel
  • 6
    eggs, separated

How To Make mamma's lemon meringue pie

  • 1
    Pre-heat oven to 375 degrees.
  • 2
    Mix, slightly beaten egg yolks in saucepan with 2 cups water. Add pudding mixes and sugar. Then add the remaining water.
  • 3
    Bring to boil, stirring constantlly.
  • 4
    Add butter, lemon juice and lemon peel. Stir until butter has melted.
  • 5
    Pour into pie crust. Then top with prepared meringue.
  • 6
    MERINGUE: 6 egg whites 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar 4 tablespoons of powder sugar In cold bowl with cold beaters, beat/whip egg whites until soft peaks form. Add cream of tarter, mix. Add 4 tablespoons of powder sugar in 1 tablespoon increments, beating until stiff peaks form. Top lemon pie with meringue and bake at 375 degrees for 8 minutes. Take out of oven and cool completely.

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