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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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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2160 Calories from Fat 603

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 68 g104.5%

Saturated Fat 33 g165.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1365.6 mg455.2%

Sodium 446.2 mg18.6%

Total Carbohydrates 362 g120.6%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8%

Sugars 305.4 g

Protein 39 g78.2%

Vitamin A 52.3% Vitamin C 113.5%

Calcium 20.5% Iron 32.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Delectable Lemon Meringue Pie Recipe