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Lemon Meringue Pie Sweetened With Granulated Sugar

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Ingredients
  Baked 9 inch pie shell/Baked crumb crust 1
  Granulated sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  All purpose flour 7
  Cornstarch 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Boiling water 2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs)
  Egg yolks 3
  Granulated sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Lemon juice 6 Tablespoon
  Grated lemon rind 3 Tablespoon
  Egg white 3 (For Meringue)
Directions

In double boiler, combine 3/4 cup sugar with flour, cornstarch, and salt.
Slowly stir in boiling water.
Cook over boiling water until smooth and just thick enough to mound (for a pie a bit on the runny side).
For a thicker pie, cook until mound is firmer.
Beat yolks with 1/4 cup sugar; slowly stir into hot filling.
Blend well.
Return to double boiler; cook 5 min. over boiling water, stirring occasionally.
Add lemon juice, rind.
Remove at once; cool; pour into shell.
Top with meringue.
Bake as directed.

Recipe Summary

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

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