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Easy Lemon Meringue Pie

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Ingredients
  Sugar 160 Milliliter (2/3 Cup)
  Cornstarch 60 Milliliter (1/4 Cup)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon (1 Milliliter)
  Water 330 Milliliter (1 1/2 Cup)
  Egg yolks 2 , beaten
  Butter 30 Milliliter (2 Tablespoon)
  Lemon rind strip 2 Teaspoon (10 Milliliter, Julienned)
  Lemon juice 60 Milliliter (1/4 Cup)
  Pie crust 1 , baked
  Egg whites 2
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1⁄4 Teaspoon (1 Milliliter)
Directions

–  Preheat oven to 325 °F (160 °C).
–  In a bowl, combine sugar, cornstarch and salt. Add water and cook in double-boiler, stirring constantly until mixture thickens.
–  Gradually add egg yolks. Cook and stir 2 minutes.
–  Remove from heat and add butter, lemon peel, and lemon juice. Let stand to cool.
–  Pour lemon filling into pie crust.
–  In a separate bowl, whip egg whites, salt, and sugar until stiff peaks form. Spread meringue over the lemon filling and bake 15 minutes until golden.

Recipe Summary

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

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