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Lemon Meringue Pie

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Ingredients
  Water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Corn starch 3 Tablespoon
  Flour 2 Tablespoon
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Eggs 3
  Lemon juice 4 Tablespoon
  Grated lemon rind 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Pre-heat the oven to the required temperature.

MAKING
2) On a slightly floured surface, roll out the pastry dough. Use the dough to line a pie plate . Bake for a few minutes till it turns light brown.
3) In a saucepan, boil water. Add in cornstarch, flour and sugar that has already been mixed together with ½ cup of water. Continually stir. Slowly add in the egg yolks and stir well.
4) Allow the mixture to cook for 5 minutes while stirring continually. Add in lemon juice, lemon rind and salt. Remove from heat.
5) Pour the mixture into the slightly baked crust.
6) In a small bowl beat the egg yolks along with 3 tablespoons of sugar and 1 teaspoon baking powder. Pour it over and spread it as a thick layer.
7) Bake in the oven for 5 minutes till it turns light brown.

SERVING
8) Remove from oven and let it cool. Make slices and serve chilled.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Pie
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Lemon
Interest: 
Gourmet
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 322 Calories from Fat 34

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 4 g5.9%

Saturated Fat 1.2 g5.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 158.6 mg52.9%

Sodium 538.4 mg22.4%

Total Carbohydrates 68 g22.6%

Dietary Fiber 0.5 g2%

Sugars 50.7 g

Protein 6 g11.2%

Vitamin A 3.7% Vitamin C 14.2%

Calcium 2.5% Iron 6.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Lemon Meringue Pie Recipe