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Lime Meringue Pie

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Ingredients
  9 inch pie shell 1 , baked
  Sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Cornstarch 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Egg yolks 3 , slightly beaten
  Water 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Grated lime peel 2 Teaspoon
  Lime juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Green food color 2 Drop (If Desired)
  Meringue 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (For A 9 Inch Pie)
Directions

Bake pie shell.
Heat oven to 400°.
Stir together sugar and cornstarch in medium saucepan.
Blend egg yolks and water; gradually stir into sugar mixture.
Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and boils.
Boil and stir 1 minute.
Remove from heat; stir in lime peel, lime juice and food color.
Immediately pour into baked pie shell.
Heap meringue onto hot pie filling; spread over filling, carefully sealing meringue to edge of crust to prevent shrinking or weeping.
Bake about 10 minutes or until a delicate brown.
Cool away from draft.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Lime

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