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Lemon Meringue Pie

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  9-inch baked pastry shell/Graham cracker crust 1
  Sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Corn starch 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Boiling water 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Egg yolks 3 , slightly beaten
  Butter 3 Tablespoon
  Grated lemon rind 1 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 3 Tablespoon
  Egg whites 3
  Cream of tartar 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Sugar 6 Tablespoon

Combine sugar, corn starch and boiling water in a 1 quart measure.
Microwave 3 to 4 minutes on high, or until thick and clear, stirring once.
Stir a little of the mixture into egg yolks.
Add warmed yolks to hot filling.
Microwave 1 minute on high.
Add butter, lemon rind and lemon juice.
Pour into baked pie shell.
Beat egg whites with cream of tartar until foamy.
Gradually beat in sugar.
Continue beating until stiff peaks form.
Gently spread meringue over lemon filling, sealing meringue to edges of crust.
Brown in conventional broiler

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3325 Calories from Fat 430

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 126 g194.2%

Saturated Fat 27.4 g137.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 652 mg217.3%

Sodium 194.5 mg8.1%

Total Carbohydrates 539 g179.6%

Dietary Fiber 2.1 g8.5%

Sugars 392.3 g

Protein 34 g67.3%

Vitamin A 35.8% Vitamin C 66.7%

Calcium 11.4% Iron 9.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Lemon Meringue Pie Recipe