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  • 4 Egg Whites
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cream of Tartar
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 4 Egg yolks
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 3 tablespoon Lemon Juice
  • Grated rind of one lemon


  • MERINGUE: Beat egg whites until foamy. Add Cream of Tartar then beat until the whites stand in peaks. Add sugar a little at a time, beating well after. Beat for a minute or two after adding all the sugar. Butter & flour pyrex pie plate. Spread the meringue in the plate. Bake 1 hr & 10-15 minutes in a 275 degree oven, then raise temp to 300 degrees and bake for additional 20 minutes.
  • FILLING: Beat egg yolks well. Add sugar, juice and rind. Cook in double boiler until thickened. Cool Whip 3/4 cup of whipping cream and sweeten with 2 T powdered sugar. Cover meringue with half of cream then lemon filling and then the rest of the cream. Leave in refrigerator overnight.

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