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Lemon Meringue Pie

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This Lemon Meringue Pie is a dreamy dessert ! Just try this utterly delicious citrus delicacy and let me know if you've liked it ! Your suggestions for this Lemon Meringue Pie are welcome !
Ingredients
  Baked 9 inch pastry shell 1
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cornstarch 4 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Water 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Egg yolks 3
  Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Grated lemon rind 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Egg whites 3
  Sugar 6 Tablespoon
Directions

Combine and cook in double boiler the first 4 ingredients stirring constantly until thickened.
Cover and cook 10 minutes longer stirring occasionally.
Meanwhile, beat together egg yolks and 1/2 cup sugar.
Blend a little hot mixture into egg yolks; then stir into remaining hot mixture.
Stirring, cook over boiling water 2 minutes.
Remove from boiling water. Add margarine, lemon juice and rind.
Cool and pour into baked shell.
Beat egg whites until foamy.
Add sugar, 1 tablespoonful at a time, beating well.
Continue beating until stiff peaks form.
Spread meringue around edge of filling first to touch crust; then fill center.
Bake at 350° 15-20 minutes until lightly browned.
Cool at room temperature away from drafts.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Pie
Interest: 
Everyday

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