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Yummy Lemon Meringue Pie

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Try this Lemon Meringue Pie for a tangy dessert treat. Fill the pastry shell with this irresistible creamy citrus topping. Tell me if you like this Lemon Meringue Pie .
Ingredients
  9 inch baked pastry shell 1
  Sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Cornstarch 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Boiling water 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Egg yolks 3 , slightly beaten
  Butter/Margarine 3 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Grated lemon peel 1 Teaspoon
  Meringue 1
Directions

1. Prepare pastry shell in a 9-inch glass pie plate. Set aside.
2. Mix sugar and cornstarch thoroughly in a 1-quart glass measuring pitcher. Stir in water. Cook uncovered in microwave oven 2 1/2 minutes at High; stir. Continue cooking 1 minute at High, or until thick; stir after 30 seconds.
3. Beat a small amount of the hot mixture into egg yolks, then return to mixture in the glass pitcher. Cook uncovered in microwave oven 30 seconds at High.
4. Add butter, lemon juice and lemon peel to hot mixture; stir. Cool filling slightly. Pour into baked pastry shell. Cover with Meringue and cook as directed.

Recipe Summary

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

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