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Delectable Lemon Meringue Pie

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Ingredients
  Cornstarch 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Boiling water 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 3 Tablespoon
  Eggs 6 , separated
  Grated lemon rind 2
  Lemon juice 8 Tablespoon
  Shortcrust pastry 8 Inch, cooked
Directions

Pre-heat the oven to 300°F.
Mix the cornstarch and sugar in a pan and slowly add the boiling water.
Stir constantly over a low heat until the mixture is boiling and clear.
Add the butter.
Beat the egg yolks and add a little at a time.
Cook over a low heat until thick, stirring constantly.
Add the lemon rind and juice and mix well.
Cool the sauce, then pour into the shell.
Whip the egg whites to the stiff-peak stage, and pile on top of the filling.
Bake for 15 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Pie
Ingredient: 
Lemon

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