LEMON MERINGUE PIE

 

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup corn starch
  • 1 1/2 cups cold water
  • 3 egg yolks, slightly beaten
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 baked pie crust
  • 3 egg whites
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/4 tsp cream of tartar

Directions

  • 1. Preheat oven to 350
  • 2. In a medium saucepan, combine 1 cup sugar and cornstarch. Gradually stire in water until smooth. Stir in egg yolks.
  • 3. Stirring constantly, bring to a boil over medium heat and boil 1 minute. Remove from heat. Stir in lemon juice and butter
  • 4. Spoon hot filling into pie crust
  • 5. In a small bowl, with mixer at high speed, beat egg whites until foamy.
  • 6. Beat in 1/3 cup sugar gradually.
  • 7. Beat in 1/4 tsp cream of tartar
  • 8. Continue beating until stiff peaks form
  • 9. Spread meringue evenly over hot filling, sealing to edge of crust.
  • 10. Bake 15 minutes or until golden.
  • 11. Cool on wire rack, refrigerate.

Notes

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