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Lemon Meringue Pie

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Ingredients
  Granulated sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Flour 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Cornstarch 3 Tablespoon
  Water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Eggs 3 , separated
  Butter 1 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Grated lemon rind 1
  Baked 9 inch pastry shell 1
  Meringue pie topping 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

1. Combine the sugar, salt, flour and cornstarch and gradually stir in the water. Cook, stirring constantly, until thickened and smooth.
2. Gradually stir hot mixture into beaten egg yolks, return to low heat and cook, stirring, two minutes. (Reserve egg whites for meringue topping.) Stir in butter, lemon juice and rind and cool slightly. Pour into baked pastry shell and cool. Top with meringue and brown in oven.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Pie
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Lemon
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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