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Mom's Lemon Meringue Pie

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Why I Love This Recipe

This was my grandmothers recipe.

Ingredients You'll Need

1/2 cup cold water
7 TB cornstarch
1 1/2 cup Hot water
1 1/2 cup sugar
3 eggs yolks slightly beaten (save whites)
The juice of 1 lemon-or more to taste.
1 Tbsp. butter or marg.


Mix corn starch and water -set aside

Heat water and sugar to boiling, add corn starch and cook until thickens-put a little sugar water mixture to egg yolks.

Stir-then add beaten egg yolks to mixture.

Cook till thick.

Add lemon Juice and butter-blend well.

Cool-put in baked pie shell.

For meringue-beat whites til stiff.

Add about 1/2 cup sugar gradually spoon over cooled lemon pie.

Put in oven till tips of meringue turn golden brown.

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